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Sessions / Re: Okinawa Zampa Morning Session
« on: March 20, 2019, 05:50:59 PM »
Hi Okiwild
Nice to have videos from Okinawa. I paddle in Kansai /Shikoku area. Last time i was in Okinawa 6 or 7 years ago I couldnít find anybody on a SUP or any rental place. As you said things change.

Classifieds / Re: Mavic Pro lands on the Brooklyn Blowout Ramp
« on: March 14, 2019, 04:44:04 PM »
Hi Eastbound,
I PMed you, thx

Sessions / Re: Ngwe Saung beach Myanmar January 2019
« on: March 08, 2019, 07:02:55 AM »
Hi Myanmar Sup
Nice to meet you again here, now you have to show our fellow Zoners your other vids/pix.

General Discussion / Re: Longboard size for smaller waves
« on: January 05, 2019, 02:27:15 AM »
I agree with maxsonic who agreed with jimK... Buying a cheap knockoff will finally  cost you more money, with less fun in the waves.

General Discussion / Re: Longboard size for smaller waves
« on: December 31, 2018, 07:53:37 PM »
smaller days where I just canít get a ride . So thinking of maybe a hard longboard in the future..  Not looking for performances

Hi everyone and happy new year,
Nice to see that CaptainKook became CaptainHooked.
It seems thereís confusion between a longboard /a board designed for noserides etc other longboard tricks/ and a longer board. A longboard can be shorter than a board with a more regular design. Length doesnít mean everything, as said above, rails , rocker and every details of the design counts. So donít buy a board on internet with no info on the rocker etc. Even (or especially) if itís dead cheap.
Youíre looking for a groveler, ŗ board for tiny mushy days.
Have a great 2019

Foil SUP / Re: Wing boyancy
« on: November 12, 2018, 06:02:56 PM »

ďThe only problem i have is the boyancy of the wingĒ
Some of the best foils ,like the Gofoil, float...
ďit pushes the board out of the water.Ē
I thought itís exactly what itís supposed to do. Do you mean you canít stand on the board when the board is stationary ?
ďremoving the polystyrene and replacing with a more den
How would the volume differ between the 2 foams?Ē
How can someone answer without knowing the exact products you used neither the volume of foam+ carbon/epoxy weight?
If you want it to be heavier just had some carbon or fiberglass, it would be stiffer at the same time and much easier to do.

Youíre not joking?

SUP Advocacy / Re: Cultural Shock - SUP Paddling in France
« on: November 06, 2018, 05:12:36 PM »
Funny, weíre a few Frenchies on the zone but nobody replied to our fellow Frenchman Photofr... and why to complain here and not on the few french forum dedicated to SUP???
I learned the lesson
Better to ignore sometimes

Foil SUP / Re: Dedicated FOIL Section Now on SurferMag Message Board
« on: October 25, 2018, 05:26:13 AM »
I didnít understand some of the reactions above, so I checked the FOIL SECTION...  some interesting things and that
ď10/19/18 12:31 Why I honestly dislike SUP'ers
Is they are either new comers or guys who just gave up surfing.
I really hate when they have bad form...bending at the waist, not the knees. It's so ugly.Ē
I donít really understand, is it about choosing partners ?
Sometimes itís better not to try to understand

General Discussion / Re: WSL announces equal pay for women
« on: September 06, 2018, 05:20:10 AM »
Great to see things evolving...

@Burchas, Nice board !

I thought other brands made 2 pieces SUP but never saw one. Now Iím curious about Supukís board!
In theory with these boards you have no length limit and the possibility to choose the nose of your board according to conditions, nice.. in theory..

More details on SUPracer

I knew there were modular kayaks but I never heard about SUP you can split in 2 (or 3?)... Apparently Sunova did it... Anybody have more info? Did any brand made some modular board before?

Downwind and Racing / Re: Careful: we need new blood
« on: May 01, 2018, 04:56:12 PM »

a) people think I overreact when stating the obvious

b) people dismiss this as being a problem

c) people aren't at least trying to come up with solutions

stating the obvious/ are you guys seeing this too?
so photofr, you asked if people share your view and when some disagree they
're ignoring the obvious...
"careful...""alarming news""fear for the future" based on race in middle of the Alps is overreacting in my opinion.

So sad I forgot German, I couldn't read the SUP Alps trophy page. but I got they have kids categories. You're talking about Kalterer see, is it a big race?

The same weekend there were 3 big international events with lots of young guns (couldn't find age categories).

I m sure a fun race like the red bull Privateers treasure hunt should be appealing to youngsters.

Some sports need competition to be attractive, some don't necessarily, Some sports are difficult to practice once youíre getting older, some sports arenít .
I bought a skateboard at the age of 40, I was a total fool.

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