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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by steve shearer » Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:07 am

Isn't everyone?
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Cranked » Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:10 am

swvic wrote:
Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:05 am
SurfieC is a journalist?
The plot thickens
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Trev » Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:15 am

Cranked wrote:
Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:10 am
swvic wrote:
Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:05 am
SurfieC is a journalist?
The plot thickens
Yes. But she writes in German.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Thud » Wed Feb 07, 2018 12:22 pm

Cranked wrote:
Wed Feb 07, 2018 10:08 am
From the age of 8 until 16 I played rugby league and union at school and on weekends.

I was ok at it, enough to get selected in the St. George rep team, but when I discovered surfing I was hooked.
I remember playing a guy from Saints as a kid. He wore those tight hibiscus panelled Quickies as footy shorts. 5/8. One if the best footy players I'd played against or seen. Pretty sure he sold his soul to the devil of surfing. Was that you Cranked?
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Trev » Wed Feb 07, 2018 12:32 pm

Thud wrote:
Wed Feb 07, 2018 12:22 pm
Cranked wrote:
Wed Feb 07, 2018 10:08 am
From the age of 8 until 16 I played rugby league and union at school and on weekends.

I was ok at it, enough to get selected in the St. George rep team, but when I discovered surfing I was hooked.
I remember playing a guy from Saints as a kid. He wore those tight hibiscus panelled Quickies as footy shorts. 5/8. One if the best footy players I'd played against or seen. Pretty sure he sold his soul to the devil of surfing. Was that you Cranked?
Unless you're in your mid 60s, probably not. :\
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Thud » Wed Feb 07, 2018 12:53 pm

Oh
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Cranked » Wed Feb 07, 2018 2:50 pm

"tight hibiscus panelled Quickies as footy shorts", even if I did I wouldn't admit to it here on realsurf
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by offshore1 » Wed Feb 07, 2018 2:58 pm

Pet would/ Loud and proud.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Thud » Wed Feb 07, 2018 3:55 pm

Cranked wrote:
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"tight hibiscus panelled Quickies as footy shorts", even if I did I wouldn't admit to it here on realsurf
Just trying to smoke you out
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Hatchnam » Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:05 pm

Wanda beach.

Chest to shoulder high rights walling up all the way to the beach. Strong cross-shore wind was a pain in the arse, but also helped hold the face up. Fun as it bowled up on the inside bank.

Surfed the mini mal, which was great and made light work of it. Cutbacks into the bowl then run the trim line. Few out there on shortboards, and all bar one were struggling to maintain drive with the wind blowing square on.

Warm water. Overall pleasantness score 6/10.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Beanpole » Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:06 pm

Sorry you found it dirty there, Cranky. Have you been to India?
The area is definitely a fair bit earthier than SE Asia.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Beanpole » Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:11 pm

Had a swim and run at Bondi. Jeesus, since they've bulldozed the sand into the water the shore break is deadly. Even in the flags. In calf deep water the swell forms two waves...back one twice as big as the front runner. As it hits the sand it pitches over the first wave and makes the first wave suck out. Some accidents are going to happen. Epic throttlings down the beach as kooks trim into death pits.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Thud » Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:48 pm

Surfed down at DY today. Not bad, got a couple
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by BA » Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:51 pm

Looked small? I checked Curly mid-arvo. Underwhelming.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Thud » Wed Feb 07, 2018 8:36 pm

Was there at 9am. 2ft slow waves with the odd runner.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Cranked » Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:26 pm

Beanpole wrote:
Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:06 pm
Sorry you found it dirty there, Cranky. Have you been to India?
The area is definitely a fair bit earthier than SE Asia.
Haha. Mrs Cranked refuses to go India with me (she spent a while there) because she reckons I wouldn't handle it at all well
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Cranked » Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:31 pm

Mrs Cranked was looking over my shoulder and said "I will follow you to the ends of the earth but not to India"
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Cranked » Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:36 pm

We are en route from Galle to Colombo - just 2 more weeks and my surf season on the bukit will commence
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