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Re: Help on picking next board for big guy SUP Surfing on mushy waves
« Reply #30 on: June 20, 2022, 05:14:30 PM »
PonoBill,

Re:  "Leaning back just a little bit hits the accelerator--very strange feeling. You can make closeouts that you wouldn't normally try for."

Can you explain a bit more what is happening?  Weighting the back foot a bit more while going straight down the line?
It may have something to do with Clayton Nienaber's explanation of an oreo biscuit:
https://www.facebook.com/ombesurf/videos/surf-coaching-oreo-biscuit-technique/366836787784722/
When you press down on the tail, and the board pushes up on the tail, the only direction momentum of the board can go is forward.
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