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how to get up?« on: May 12 2007 06:05:00 »
I've always been a land lover sports person and I just discovered the thrill in water sports. I took a few lessons and have been reading up online but I can't get when I should start paddling and when should stand up on the board. Any advice?
RE: how to get up?« Reply #1 on: May 12 2007 11:05:00 »
Take the time to watch the experienced surfers and note where they position themselves and where they paddle to just before takeoff on a wave. Generally u want to be just on or in front of the shoulder of the wave (the bit where its breaking) Also start off on a bigger board, maybe 7ft if u are 6ft tall.The time to stand up is when u feel yourself sliding down the wave and try to angle left or rite, this can take a bit of time to get the hang of and really is only mastered thru practice. Surf more reef breaks than beach breaks at the beginning and Good Luck - tis the best sport in the World!!
RE: how to get up?« Reply #2 on: May 14 2007 16:05:00 »
I think it's like when does a penis get up.
Not just on any occasion ?
I carn't do it for you