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Punched out the back early
« on: March 17, 2019, 06:37:20 PM »
After a several hundred yard ride, I found myself deciding whether riding out the last couple hundred yards on this less than perfect wave was worth the paddle back out.  Decided to punch out early and get back out to catch a better one.  Crazy that it has come to this.   With surfing and SUP surfing;  if I was in the right spot, made the drop, with nobody else in position that would be a victory.   Now that we can get onto any wave we want AND be clear of anyone else - we can afford the luxury to be super selective.


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Re: Punched out the back early
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2019, 09:22:49 PM »
That's the mark of an experienced surfer. Guppies like me try to wring the last few feet out of a wave, and then struggle back out, while the folks that know are taking the tenderloin out of every wave they get--and going back for more while I'm pushing through whitewater.
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