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Travel, Trips, Destinations / Re: Costa Rica for some sup surf intro
« on: November 29, 2013, 08:14:37 AM »
Really can't go wrong anywhere on the Pacific Coast that time of year...there will be surf pretty much anywhere.  I'll be up in Langosta / Tamarindo area starting in mid January....  Some of the big questions in choosing a location is... Are you bringing boards or do you need to rent?  Do you wanna take lessons or figure it out on your own?  What else do you wanna do when you are not surfing?  Spa, volcano, ziplining, etc, etc ??
There are quite a few Zoners with extensive experience in CR... you should find some good help here...

SUP General / Re: What does your SUP carrying vehicle look like...?
« on: November 18, 2013, 07:25:40 AM »
Nice Wetstuff...also Naish Yellow...

Travel, Trips, Destinations / Re: Annual Costa Rica Winter Trip Thread
« on: November 16, 2013, 04:15:28 PM »
We will be in Tamarindo / Langosta from Jan - April...if anyone is in the area and wants to catch a session.....  I have an extra board (Naish Mana 10' or Fanatic AW 9'2") and a few KeNalus.......

Travel, Trips, Destinations / Re: Annual Costa Rica Winter Trip Thread
« on: November 16, 2013, 04:12:38 PM »

Surf sup rental tips in Nosara these days? Also have family with us so regular tour boards or outing spots near bays, or protected areas, reefs, wildlife, etc.

Don't have experience w/ anyone in Nosara, but I'm sure there are a few...there is a thread w/ BlueZone which seems like they have it dialed...  If you are anywhere near tamarindo on the way down to Nosara, check out Marco.... he's here on the zone and I'd recommend him in a heartbeat....

SUP General / Re: Kahului Harbor from yesterday
« on: November 10, 2013, 05:55:15 PM »
what a fun wave......  awesome!!  a little crowded of course, but hey......

Travel, Trips, Destinations / Re: Annual Costa Rica Winter Trip Thread
« on: November 06, 2013, 09:36:30 PM »
I'll miss you by a few days.... I'll be there on January 9th....

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SUP General / Re: I'm a total dork!
« on: October 28, 2013, 11:23:48 AM »
Sums up the feeling quite well.....welcome... ;D

SUP General / Re: All around Question about All around board
« on: October 22, 2013, 04:28:08 PM »
What size surfboard do you prefer to ride when you are not on SUP? 

Random / Re: Best Pizza
« on: October 22, 2013, 04:20:16 PM »
There's good pizza outside New York?  ;)

Not really.... ;D....but if I had to choose it would be Lou Malnati's in Chicago....

Random / Re: Best Pizza
« on: October 22, 2013, 11:27:57 AM »
Anywhere within 75 mile radius of NYC....

SUP General / Re: Change your lifestyle, buy a RI surf shop!
« on: October 17, 2013, 04:55:23 PM »
Certainly tempting.....  We wish all the best for Bob and his wife of course!!  Hang in there guys... ;D

Random / Re: Microsoft WTF??
« on: October 09, 2013, 11:19:59 AM »
What is a Microsoft?...... ;)

Technique / Re: How to get into a wave on Allwave?
« on: October 02, 2013, 08:19:28 PM »
Surf stance take off for sure.... only time I use the parallel stance while taking off on a wave is if it's a really slow wave and you have plenty of time and usually on a bigger board....

Technique / Re: When did you start getting waves?
« on: October 02, 2013, 08:07:26 AM »
Stay away from others while learning... it's hard to concentrate on what you want to do when you are having to avoid hitting or being hit by others....

Technique / Re: How to get into a wave on Allwave?
« on: October 02, 2013, 05:23:59 AM »
It is a matter of timing also.... with the cruiser, you could just paddle real hard and you would catch the wave even if your timing was way off cause the board had so much glide...with the 8'10" AW there is a much smaller "window" where you will be in the right position to catch the wave.... timing is everything, hard to explain, but once you get it, it becomes much easier.... hang in there

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