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Foiling Fiji Video
« on: April 11, 2019, 01:48:05 PM »
Finally put together a video of my Epic Fiji foiling trip 6 weeks ago . Some incredible drone vision shot by Chris Percy. Impossible to get the whole trip in so just featured a few shots from my favorite places. Looks so shallow but I never hit once foiling only paddling back out and for the first time ever never got a reef cut on a surf trip. I was riding my NP front and rear on my Sup & Med front and small rear on my prone.

Kick back , relax and dream of foiling this place is foil heaven. Best watched on a bigger screen to appreciate the magnificent colors. Keep an eye out at the end for when I foil under the tower at Cloudbreak

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Re: Foiling Fiji Video
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2019, 02:53:12 PM »
That was a lot of fun to watch.  What a beautiful spot.  I kept waiting for the foil to hit the reef because it looked so shallow. 

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Re: Foiling Fiji Video
« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2019, 03:07:10 PM »
Dream place piros and cool ride under the watch tower  8)
That left surf break got me pump though and did you sup surf it?

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Re: Foiling Fiji Video
« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2019, 03:33:41 PM »
Tavarua Restaurants Left is an epic wave , I only had foils Sup & prone and had my butt handed to me on that wave .  I didnít have a normal Sup it would have been great but you would need to be way further out to get on early where it was fatter , really starts to drain on the inside section.
« Last Edit: April 11, 2019, 03:37:18 PM by Piros »
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Re: Foiling Fiji Video
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2019, 07:23:37 AM »
Piros, Thanks a ton for sharing the video. Great footage and what a beautiful spot. One thing that I appreciate about the video is that the footage shows the takeoff. Often times in these videos, they start after the surfer is flying.

The NP wing seems effortless with that board/wave etc.
Is it this wing?
https://www.neilpryde.com/collections/foils/products/glide-surf

What are the specs on the standup board?
Thanks again for sharing.
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Re: Foiling Fiji Video
« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2019, 10:30:38 AM »
Great Video Piros.  As Usual.

Remind us again what the rig is on the nose aka what camera are you using for the back-shots. 

Surprising how short the stick is for that perspective.  Might have to keep up with the Jones'  8)

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Re: Foiling Fiji Video
« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2019, 05:19:01 PM »
Thanks for props much appreciated. Red the board is 6-8 x 26 -96 litres and yes that is the foil I had the large wing front and back on the Sup.

Beasho the cam is the Garmin Virb 360 mounted on a broken paddle shaft . I use the Gopro white round surfboard mounts front and back of the board and just switch the camera after a few waves . You donít want a pole too strong because you do take the camera out on big falls.
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