Quote Originally Posted by bubonicphoniks View Post
Roy the truth is Garrett McNamara's achievements in surfing are abundant, including many major achievements. I do not think you have any achievements in surfing that can rival even some of his smallest accredited achievements. McNamara's achievements are far superior to yours and therefore your critique holds very little legitimacy. He is a superior surfer, the world record holder for the largest wave ever ridden. The fact that he was unable to get a good ride on your board on that wave I have to believe is the fault of the unorthodox equipment, not the (accomplished) rider.
That's an illogical argument from authority.

Garrett was standing too far back,I mentioned this to him and he said that he's be sure to stand further back next time, then he did so with predictable results.

Those are the facts, it wasn't the board it was the rider.