dermo909 wrote:I noticed today that it was longboarders catching the most waves while the shortboarders were struggling to catch one. Invariably the shortboarders would either get the wave breaking on their head or have a short ride which was completely different to the longboarders who could catch the wave earlier and have a good 100m of wave face to play with.
So for your average surfer riding an average wve, is riding a shorter board just a bit too much hard work when they could be catching loads of waves on a 9 footer?
briggfoot wrote:Why be one or the other? Different board for different conditions.....?
North Devon Lad wrote:Horses for courses.
I love longboarding...In North Devon, we have a special club called the Doggers http://www.northdevondoggers.co.uk
Based at the back of Saunton carpark, there's an awesome vibe, speed-dogging socials, party's, trips to other well known carparks abroad....... think about joining.
mal-nourished wrote:too many people fall into the trap that more waves equals more fun give me quality over quantity ....long or short its fun if you want it to be its a mindset thing ...
AMENChris F wrote:briggfoot wrote:Why be one or the other? Different board for different conditions.....?
Indeed. Use the best tools for the job. Same with skiing / snowboarding. It's the superiority complex that some people have that what they do is so much better than anything else that I find so lame. Open your mind, discover and enjoy.
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