Can I bodyboard with one fin only

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Can I bodyboard with one fin only

Post by Bodyboarder4life » Wed Mar 02, 2016 11:24 pm

Hello all fellow bodyboarders,
I was just wondering if it is alright to use one bodyboard fin. I have one fin because my other one fell of in the water.
Thanks in advance

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Re: Can I bodyboard with one fin only

Post by --++sunstroke++-- » Wed Mar 02, 2016 11:32 pm

Paging Smnmntl to this abomination...
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Re: Can I bodyboard with one fin only

Post by offshore1 » Thu Mar 03, 2016 9:41 am

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Re: Can I bodyboard with one fin only

Post by Davros » Thu Mar 03, 2016 2:11 pm

*I think it would be just fine


* I don't body board

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Re: Can I bodyboard with one fin only

Post by --++sunstroke++-- » Thu Mar 03, 2016 5:45 pm

Davros wrote:*I think it would be just fine


* I don't body board

Actually it's really irritating.

1 leg has superpower, the other feels like you have no foot.

Catching waves is difficult - its hard to paddle with your arms when you can't balance on your board properly.

Then there's the leg cramps from over compensating...
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Re: Can I bodyboard with one fin only

Post by Davros » Thu Mar 03, 2016 5:57 pm

I reckon it would suck a big one

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Re: Can I bodyboard with one fin only

Post by Bodyboarder4life » Fri Mar 04, 2016 11:00 am

Thanks guys for the feedback, will it be better just wearing one for just one sesh till o get my new fins

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Re: Can I bodyboard with one fin only

Post by 8 » Sat Mar 05, 2016 11:04 am

Whichever fin is missing in the deep blue yonder, cut off the corresponding leg above the knee. Then there will be no issue and you will not be missing out on a fin.

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Re: Can I bodyboard with one fin only

Post by foamy » Sat Mar 05, 2016 11:30 am

Become a dropknee bodyboarder and the single fin will look way cool.

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Re: Can I bodyboard with one fin only

Post by Bodyboarder4life » Sat Mar 05, 2016 12:22 pm

Thanks every body for the feedback, have got some fins now

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Re: Can I bodyboard with one fin only

Post by No Pants Lance » Sat Mar 05, 2016 7:21 pm

We call them flippers.

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Re: Can I bodyboard with one fin only

Post by chrisb » Sun Mar 06, 2016 8:14 am

I will assume that the original post is not a smnmntll bait and will answer as follows:
When I was at school me and a mate, both of us being short of money, shared a set of flippers, one each, for bodysurfing. They worked fine. It's even easier with bodyboarding.

BTW, if you are short of funds, an old pair of stockings wrapped around the flipper and your foot will help save them from falling off. Otherwise velcro straps (called flipper savers) from a surf shop if you have more money.

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Re: Can I bodyboard with one fin only

Post by Fuschia » Sun Mar 06, 2016 1:16 pm

skipper wrote:We call them flippers.
Oops. And I was trying to picture a body board with fins in it. #*!
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