by kevd1 » Tue Feb 08, 2011 4:35 pm
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by jaffa1949 » Fri Apr 08, 2011 6:07 am
kevd1 wrote:Hi i'm new to the forum and seeking help which board to buy.I'm 6'1" and 224 lb, well built and fit.
I learn on a foamy but would like any advice you guys could offer.
I'm a novice surfer but been windsurfing for years
by PsychoticShaggy » Mon May 02, 2011 4:14 am
by bernard » Mon May 02, 2011 7:07 pm
by PsychoticShaggy » Tue May 03, 2011 10:24 am
by jaffa1949 » Tue May 03, 2011 11:42 am
bernard wrote:It's weird how everyone says go long for your first board or while you're learning.
I;m gonna be controversial here!
I think it depends what your end goal is. For example, when I started surfing I wanted to get on a short board. However, everyone I spoke to said to get a mal or mini-mal. So i did. I picked up loads of bad habits as a longboard is too forgiving. I didn't learn to pop up properly (i went to a knee first or used my rear foot over the fins rather than 1 movement)
When I went short, I had to unlearn what I had learned, then relearn.....I'm still struggling with the shorter boards as a result of going long in the early days.
So consider where you want to be at a progressed stage of your surfing.
....and by the way - that's just an opinion, I'm no expert!
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