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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by steve shearer » Tue Oct 31, 2017 2:21 pm

foamy wrote:
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The wave still looks pretty sensational given that the wind is onshore.
You think so?

It looks boring to me, and he looks bored riding it. Which I suspect will be the achilles heel of pools.

To succeed they need a large pool of repeat customers prepared to pay and pay and pay. If people get bored and decided ocean surfing is a better deal than wavepools will wither and die.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by foamy » Tue Oct 31, 2017 2:34 pm

As a standalone commercial proposition, I remain sceptical and surfing the wave does not much interest me.
The 15 year old me would have frothed to ride it, I reckon.
I would be delighted if such a wave wrapped around a secret local point.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by steve shearer » Tue Oct 31, 2017 2:44 pm

we had such a secret point on Bribie........so secret it only broke once in 10 years.

That session is still being spoken about in hushed tones to this day.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Drailed » Tue Oct 31, 2017 3:21 pm

steve shearer wrote:
Tue Oct 31, 2017 2:21 pm
foamy wrote:
Tue Oct 31, 2017 1:20 pm

The wave still looks pretty sensational given that the wind is onshore.
You think so?

It looks boring to me, and he looks bored riding it. Which I suspect will be the achilles heel of pools.

To succeed they need a large pool of repeat customers prepared to pay and pay and pay. If people get bored and decided ocean surfing is a better deal than wavepools will wither and die.
Boring as fccck.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by channels » Tue Oct 31, 2017 5:01 pm

steve shearer wrote:
Tue Oct 31, 2017 11:23 am
Footage of Renato Hickel, WSL dude surfing Kelly's pool.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPmsr-yMwzg

As a competent but obv's recreational surfer.....he makes the wave look pretty ordinary.
It looks like the power has been dialled back a bit, not as hollow as the pro's surf it?

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Beerfan » Tue Oct 31, 2017 5:32 pm

Why release that footage ?
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by swvic » Tue Oct 31, 2017 5:41 pm

To encourage kooks is my guess
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by steve shearer » Tue Oct 31, 2017 5:46 pm

it wasn't released I found it on yoo-toob looking for something else
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by swvic » Tue Oct 31, 2017 6:18 pm

NC surfing a wave pool?
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by swvic » Tue Oct 31, 2017 6:19 pm

In a hat?
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Beerfan » Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:16 am

Maybe he's injured but it looks crap and wouldn't entice anyone to go there
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by crabmeat thompson » Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:54 am

steve shearer wrote:
Tue Oct 31, 2017 2:44 pm
we had such a secret point on Bribie........so secret it only broke once in 10 years.

That session is still being spoken about in hushed tones to this day.
I think i know of this – or at least a similar – session. Was mid to late 90's. I'm guessing '96-'97 ...?


proper, proper waves close to shore? lefts & rights you'd normally associate with West Oz or Java.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by alakaboo » Wed Nov 01, 2017 9:03 am

Never happened.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by crabmeat thompson » Wed Nov 01, 2017 9:41 am

too right it didn't.

and more importantly it will never happen again!
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by steve shearer » Wed Nov 01, 2017 10:32 am

If I said it was the day Skeleton Bay came to Bribie Island I'd already be giving too much away.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by crabmeat thompson » Wed Nov 01, 2017 1:34 pm

steve shearer wrote:
Wed Nov 01, 2017 10:32 am
If I said it was the day Skeleton Bay came to Bribie Island I'd already be giving too much away.
When people mention that day ...


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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Drailed » Wed Nov 01, 2017 1:57 pm

crabmeat thompson wrote:
Wed Nov 01, 2017 1:34 pm
steve shearer wrote:
Wed Nov 01, 2017 10:32 am
If I said it was the day Skeleton Bay came to Bribie Island I'd already be giving too much away.
When people mention that day ...


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:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by crabmeat thompson » Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:27 pm

:lol:


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