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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Beanpole » Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:42 pm

I prefer watching the current crop of top hotshots a lot more than the previous crew. Never thought I'd find Margarets as exciting as it is now.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Hatchnam » Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:57 pm

It’s an awful wave. Stop-start-stop-start.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:38 pm

Some of JJF turns in the final reminded me of a white hot Tom Curren.
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….this was pushing off the wall not diving in.

...running out of breath underwater hasn’t been an issue. Not too bad for a 62 y/o who surfs irregularly.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Beanpole » Fri Jun 07, 2019 8:39 pm

Nah, he's in a league of his own. He has basically remade Margarets as a comp wave.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:29 am

I said he reminded ME of Tom Curren with some of his carving turns. I didn't say I think JJF is as good as Tom Curren, what do you guys think?

Besides Curran is a legend. JFF has won 7 WSL/ASL events in 8 seasons. He's amazing, right now, but he's no Slater or Curren.....yet.
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….this was pushing off the wall not diving in.

...running out of breath underwater hasn’t been an issue. Not too bad for a 62 y/o who surfs irregularly.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Legion » Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:30 am

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Beanpole » Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:46 am

I came late to the Tom Curren is God Concept. At the time he was competing I was a patriotic Aussie backing The Shorter Toms power surfing and Aussie surfers in general. It's mainly his after comp persona that has impressed me. Some seriously good alternative surfing.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Sun Jun 09, 2019 10:38 am

Ever bought a foreign board?
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….this was pushing off the wall not diving in.

...running out of breath underwater hasn’t been an issue. Not too bad for a 62 y/o who surfs irregularly.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Beanpole » Sun Jun 09, 2019 10:56 am

Not at that stage.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Sun Jun 09, 2019 11:03 am

Had a feeling that might be the case.
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….this was pushing off the wall not diving in.

...running out of breath underwater hasn’t been an issue. Not too bad for a 62 y/o who surfs irregularly.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Beanpole » Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:44 pm

Well that's a loaded response, Thudster. Guess I should have bought some, eh?
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:47 pm

No, not really. I just thought you'd buy Australian.
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….this was pushing off the wall not diving in.

...running out of breath underwater hasn’t been an issue. Not too bad for a 62 y/o who surfs irregularly.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Beanpole » Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:50 pm

Why?
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by offshore1 » Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:26 am

Because you're the quintessential true blue Aussie ocker, Beanpole.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:14 am

Beanpole wrote:
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Why?
Because you've got that nationalistic air about you when it comes to surfing. You know, the good old days of Australian surfing and all that. Nothing wrong with it, just comes across that way to me. There's plenty who are like that.
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….this was pushing off the wall not diving in.

...running out of breath underwater hasn’t been an issue. Not too bad for a 62 y/o who surfs irregularly.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by buddy » Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:49 am

Thought about all my boards.
I've had one made in Thailand Cult fish that was clearance $250 brand new when the Torquay store closed down.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Trev » Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:54 am

Mine too. Although I reckon I've had a lot less than most on here.
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