Quote Originally Posted by Flying eye View Post
bottom turn, bottom turn, bottom turn all the other advice is great, but after 38 yrs of surfing, bottom turns. watch guys at pipeline, it's hard to get a take off steeper than that.
You see more guys at Pipe grab rail than bottom turn and if you are on east coast steep and you bottom turn 8 times out of 10 the wave will leave you behind. On huge days at pipe you can bottom turn and catch up but mid size days......good luck.