my parents finally are going to let me start surfing now that i graduated and am going into my freshmen year and im wondering what kind of board i should get
heres my information
ive been skim boarding for about 3 or 4 years now so my balance should be pretty good....any recomendations tips links will help my general area is west coast of florida but i constantly travel to the east coast of florida and travel to new york frequently
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Thread: what kind of board...beginner
Jun 7, 2007, 08:15 PM #1Junior Member
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what kind of board...beginner
Jun 15, 2007, 07:05 AM #2Junior Member
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I think you should go with a funboard. around 7 foot. they are good to learn on. easy to catch waves with and you can still move around with them pretty good.
Jun 18, 2007, 05:54 PM #3firesurfer Guest
the right board
get a good board between 7 and 8 ft bic makes good surf boards and they hold a good resale value if and when you want to trade up. go by innerlight and see nick he can get you what ya need.
Learn on a board that floats you with most of your body out of the water when you're sitting, move to smaller boards when you got the balance part down on the long board. Don't pay a paper thin potato chip no matter what the cool kid at the surf shop tells you it won't do you any favors.