[ ]   [ ]   [ ]                        [ ]      [ ]   [ ]

Why are Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds censored? - Johnny_B - Feb 26, 2021 - 2:51pm
 
COVID-19 - Steely_D - Feb 26, 2021 - 2:47pm
 
You really put butter on the hot dog? - miamizsun - Feb 26, 2021 - 2:44pm
 
What are you listening to now? - westslope - Feb 26, 2021 - 2:40pm
 
Saudi Arabia - R_P - Feb 26, 2021 - 2:31pm
 
Birthday wishes - geoff_morphini - Feb 26, 2021 - 2:26pm
 
Anti-War - Ohmsen - Feb 26, 2021 - 2:01pm
 
Jazz - Ohmsen - Feb 26, 2021 - 1:43pm
 
Talk Behind Their Backs Forum - VV - Feb 26, 2021 - 1:13pm
 
Biden's Lies - VV - Feb 26, 2021 - 12:56pm
 
Live Music - miamizsun - Feb 26, 2021 - 12:50pm
 
Braking News - miamizsun - Feb 26, 2021 - 12:39pm
 
Mixtape Culture Club - sirdroseph - Feb 26, 2021 - 12:31pm
 
Race in America - R_P - Feb 26, 2021 - 11:00am
 
Today in History - westslope - Feb 26, 2021 - 10:26am
 
Acoustic Guitar - rhahl - Feb 26, 2021 - 9:14am
 
Terrorist Watch! - westslope - Feb 26, 2021 - 8:47am
 
Republican Party - Red_Dragon - Feb 26, 2021 - 7:18am
 
Radio Paradise Comments - Proclivities - Feb 26, 2021 - 6:45am
 
Messages in a bottle. - Coaxial - Feb 26, 2021 - 4:27am
 
Get the Quote - sirdroseph - Feb 26, 2021 - 4:03am
 
Lyrics that are stuck in your head today... - sirdroseph - Feb 26, 2021 - 4:02am
 
Australia has Disappeared - haresfur - Feb 26, 2021 - 1:55am
 
Joe Biden - Isabeau - Feb 25, 2021 - 8:22pm
 
Health Care - Isabeau - Feb 25, 2021 - 8:03pm
 
Lets Rock! - jlind - Feb 25, 2021 - 6:58pm
 
Favorite Scriptures...Leave Pontificating at the Door - ScottFromWyoming - Feb 25, 2021 - 6:57pm
 
Back to the 70's - rhahl - Feb 25, 2021 - 12:59pm
 
You're welcome, manbird. - oldviolin - Feb 25, 2021 - 11:47am
 
NETFLIX - oldviolin - Feb 25, 2021 - 10:31am
 
Skip not working on Volumio - Grarea - Feb 25, 2021 - 9:55am
 
What Did You See Today? - GeneP59 - Feb 25, 2021 - 8:58am
 
The Obituary Page - ScottFromWyoming - Feb 25, 2021 - 8:45am
 
Military Matters - Red_Dragon - Feb 25, 2021 - 5:16am
 
Predictions - rhahl - Feb 25, 2021 - 4:12am
 
Gardeners Corner - haresfur - Feb 25, 2021 - 12:37am
 
Steven Wilson - westslope - Feb 24, 2021 - 6:42pm
 
RP works great with LMS - SqueezeGuy - Feb 24, 2021 - 4:04pm
 
World Music - deltaindia - Feb 24, 2021 - 2:47pm
 
Mars Exploration Rover Mission Status - R_P - Feb 24, 2021 - 2:33pm
 
volcano! - geoff_morphini - Feb 24, 2021 - 1:52pm
 
ALAC Stream Links? - rwyatt - Feb 24, 2021 - 1:32pm
 
Regarding cats - westslope - Feb 24, 2021 - 1:23pm
 
I am Thinking of: - oldviolin - Feb 24, 2021 - 1:20pm
 
Climate Change - NoEnzLefttoSplit - Feb 24, 2021 - 1:05pm
 
How's the weather? - GeneP59 - Feb 24, 2021 - 12:59pm
 
Baseball, anyone? - ScottFromWyoming - Feb 24, 2021 - 12:55pm
 
Photography Forum - Your Own Photos - deltaindia - Feb 24, 2021 - 12:41pm
 
Crazy conspiracy theories - R_P - Feb 24, 2021 - 11:28am
 
Capitalism and Consumerism... now what? - ScottFromWyoming - Feb 24, 2021 - 10:23am
 
Offline Cache not working anymore - jarro - Feb 24, 2021 - 9:26am
 
Trump - westslope - Feb 24, 2021 - 9:05am
 
The No Phone Zone - Proclivities - Feb 24, 2021 - 6:56am
 
LeftWingNutZ - islander - Feb 24, 2021 - 6:35am
 
Those Lovable Policemen - haresfur - Feb 24, 2021 - 12:55am
 
The All-Things Beatles Forum - kurtster - Feb 23, 2021 - 10:54pm
 
Vinyl Only Spin List - kurtster - Feb 23, 2021 - 7:14pm
 
American Justice - Red_Dragon - Feb 23, 2021 - 6:49pm
 
Questions. - Red_Dragon - Feb 23, 2021 - 6:32pm
 
Movie Quote - Antigone - Feb 23, 2021 - 3:56pm
 
Name My Band - rgio - Feb 23, 2021 - 12:26pm
 
• • • BRING OUT YOUR DEAD • • •  - sirdroseph - Feb 23, 2021 - 12:18pm
 
Marijuana: Baked News. - JrzyTmata - Feb 23, 2021 - 12:05pm
 
• • • The Once-a-Day • • •  - Proclivities - Feb 23, 2021 - 9:36am
 
Bug Reports & Feature Requests - jarro - Feb 23, 2021 - 8:53am
 
Counting with Pictures - Proclivities - Feb 23, 2021 - 6:46am
 
Automotive Lust - kurtster - Feb 22, 2021 - 5:29pm
 
Photos you have taken of yourself - Ohmsen - Feb 22, 2021 - 4:46pm
 
What did you have for lunch? - Ohmsen - Feb 22, 2021 - 4:03pm
 
2020 Elections - R_P - Feb 22, 2021 - 12:51pm
 
Ted Cruz - ScottFromWyoming - Feb 22, 2021 - 12:47pm
 
Trump Lies - R_P - Feb 22, 2021 - 12:09pm
 
Israel - R_P - Feb 22, 2021 - 11:47am
 
What is the meaning of this? - GeneP59 - Feb 22, 2021 - 9:19am
 
Brave Browser - rgio - Feb 22, 2021 - 8:12am
 
Index » Music » Whatever » Surfing! Page: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7  Next
Post to this Topic
haresfur

haresfur Avatar

Location: The Golden Triangle
Gender: Male


Posted: Feb 7, 2021 - 7:41am

Riding out the pandemic on Lake Ontario


whatshisname

whatshisname Avatar

Location: West OZ
Gender: Male


Posted: Jan 26, 2021 - 2:34am

Wow, had all but forgotten about those inflatable things, 'LI-LO' s weren't they ?
oldviolin

oldviolin Avatar

Location: esse quam videri
Gender: Male


Posted: Jan 25, 2021 - 9:22pm



 KurtfromLaQuinta wrote:


 kurtster wrote:
Just stumbled on this playing around.  Brought back a memory and the significance of it that I never thought of before now.

The vid and the comment I left on the page.  
{#Sunny}

.



Thanks for bringing back this warm childhood memory on a cold winter's night in Cleveland, Ohio.Cheers !
 

Wow!
A famous Kurt!
 
Gnarly 

KurtfromLaQuinta

KurtfromLaQuinta Avatar

Location: Really deep in the heart of South California
Gender: Male


Posted: Jan 25, 2021 - 8:53pm



 kurtster wrote:
Just stumbled on this playing around.  Brought back a memory and the significance of it that I never thought of before now.

The vid and the comment I left on the page.  
{#Sunny}

.



Thanks for bringing back this warm childhood memory on a cold winter's night in Cleveland, Ohio.Cheers !
 

Wow!
A famous Kurt!
kurtster

kurtster Avatar

Location: where fear is not a virtue
Gender: Male


Posted: Jan 25, 2021 - 5:04am

Just stumbled on this playing around.  Brought back a memory and the significance of it that I never thought of before now.

The vid and the comment I left on the page.  {#Sunny}
.


As a 15 yo living in Corona del Mar, I was working in the El Paipo factory in Costa Mesa the summer of 1968. One day Steve Bigler, who was a regular at the shop brought George in and we evidently made his first spoon for him. IIRC, he had a short blank shaped by Dale Velzy who was working for Hobie and El Paipo at the time, that we glassed on one side with about 10 layers of 12 oz cloth, much in the same way we made fin sheets to be cut up into individual fins for the Paipo boards. It was a warm jade green resin mix so as not to go off too fast and become brittle. The next day we took to flipping it over and removing the foam down to the glass leaving the nose and side edges with a little divider half way down the middle for knee separation. Sort of a reverse wishbone with the tip inside. The rest of the interior was down to the glass to the back. The edges became side ribs for both edge bite and torsion bars for turning. Smack a fin on the back and that was it ! He left with it headed for Hawaii and I guess the rest is history. Seeing this video brought back this long forgotten memory and helped me to realize the significance of that moment.

Bonus, I got Dale to shape me an 8 foot mini gun that I glassed and finished up myself. Later that summer, one day up at Huntington, I was out on it and in the zone on a medium size fun day. After a while I noticed that David Nuuhiwa was out and watching me ! This was the summer that the Roller Coaster was invented and I seemed to be pulling them off really well and doing some really nice cut backs. No spray from a mini gun pintail but powerful nonetheless. I was really stoked. David being a fellow goofy foot and one of my heroes.

Thanks for bringing back this warm childhood memory on a cold winter's night in Cleveland, Ohio.Cheers !
kurtster

kurtster Avatar

Location: where fear is not a virtue
Gender: Male


Posted: Dec 22, 2020 - 5:23pm

 Proclivities wrote:
Not much info on this photo in terms of their names, but it's apparently from 1937 - in Waikiki.  Those are some long boards.  Here's another photo - maybe from the same day.
 
The people in the second picture are or seem to be all surfing locals, including the women.  The knobs on the knees from paddling are the giveaway.  The guy on the far right even has the typical open sore.  They were fun, not.  Peel off the scab, insert knee in stinging salt water, grimace, then hop on the board putting your weight on the open sore and banzai.  I still have some remnants of my knobs from back in the day.

No pain, no gain, or so they said.



Proclivities

Proclivities Avatar

Location: Paris of the Piedmont
Gender: Male


Posted: Dec 21, 2020 - 5:56am

Not much info on this photo in terms of their names, but it's apparently from 1937 - in Waikiki.  Those are some long boards.  Here's another photo - maybe from the same day.

kurtster

kurtster Avatar

Location: where fear is not a virtue
Gender: Male


Posted: Dec 18, 2020 - 6:05am

 whatshisname wrote:


 kurtster wrote:
Stumbled on this while looking around for stuff about Rolf Arness.

Old surfers knew of Rick Griffin before he got known for his art and album covers and posters.

Here is some old footage with him actually out on a board, and another Goofy Foot !  At the legendary Hope Ranch ... Some of you might remember the names of the other surfers, too.
.
 
50 years on ain't the world changed  kurtster , except for the waves.

 
yea verily.
whatshisname

whatshisname Avatar

Location: West OZ
Gender: Male


Posted: Dec 18, 2020 - 12:56am



 kurtster wrote:
Stumbled on this while looking around for stuff about Rolf Arness.

Old surfers knew of Rick Griffin before he got known for his art and album covers and posters.

Here is some old footage with him actually out on a board, and another Goofy Foot !  At the legendary Hope Ranch ... Some of you might remember the names of the other surfers, too.
.
 
50 years on ain't the world changed  kurtster , except for the waves.

kurtster

kurtster Avatar

Location: where fear is not a virtue
Gender: Male


Posted: Dec 17, 2020 - 11:02pm

Stumbled on this while looking around for stuff about Rolf Arness.

Old surfers knew of Rick Griffin before he got known for his art and album covers and posters.

Here is some old footage with him actually out on a board, and another Goofy Foot !  At the legendary Hope Ranch ... Some of you might remember the names of the other surfers, too.
.
miamizsun

miamizsun Avatar

Location: (3261.3 Miles SE of RP)
Gender: Male


Posted: Dec 8, 2020 - 10:54am

miamizsun

miamizsun Avatar

Location: (3261.3 Miles SE of RP)
Gender: Male


Posted: Dec 4, 2020 - 6:12am

 NoEnzLefttoSplit wrote: 
cool

in skateboarding/land surfing, freestyle is like a lab (constant experimentation)

almost all moves on vert were conjured up and perfected in freestyle street skating
NoEnzLefttoSplit

NoEnzLefttoSplit Avatar

Gender: Male


Posted: Dec 4, 2020 - 5:46am

kick flips
whatshisname

whatshisname Avatar

Location: West OZ
Gender: Male


Posted: Sep 9, 2020 - 9:21pm

Back from our lovely sojourn in the Cocos Keeling Islands. Wow , such a beautiful and relaxing place
Folks there so friendly and laid back, no crime...cops get around without gun belts dressed in shorts.
Generally work starts at 10 am and finishes off at 3pm except when the twice weekly plane comes by from Western Australia.
Walked beaches for hours w/o seeing another footprint.
Swam ,saw sharks but locals say they are too well fed to worry about us humans.....mmm?
On the sad side was told the place is becoming strategically important .OZ government wanting to upgrade airport by $200 million .
USA interested too as worried China is snooping around the place. Locals not impressed because the place becomes a target and they
don't want burger joints on the islands.
This nice video of Zac's  sums it up


whatshisname

whatshisname Avatar

Location: West OZ
Gender: Male


Posted: Jun 27, 2020 - 10:51pm



 kurtster wrote:

Interesting.  Was not aware of this.  Looks like real fun. 

The high kick in the nose is really interesting and seems to be very necessary.

Surfing is the only thing left I can think of that makes me wish I was young again.
 
Haven't been out on my twenty plus years old ski in ages. It lacks that nose lift, but I'd be keen to see what refinements they've made to the tripple skeg set up . There is noway the older models could perform those radical flick backs , just too stiff. Being supper fit could be handy too.

kurtster

kurtster Avatar

Location: where fear is not a virtue
Gender: Male


Posted: Jun 27, 2020 - 10:34pm

 whatshisname wrote:
Watching this makes me feel I should be dragging the old plank and paddle out again.
 
Interesting.  Was not aware of this.  Looks like real fun. 

The high kick in the nose is really interesting and seems to be very necessary.

Surfing is the only thing left I can think of that makes me wish I was young again.
haresfur

haresfur Avatar

Location: The Golden Triangle
Gender: Male


Posted: Jun 27, 2020 - 10:17pm



 whatshisname wrote:
Watching this makes me feel I should be dragging the old plank and paddle out again.

 
I was most of the way through before realising they were only using a low brace which seems smart because messing up a high brace would rip your arm off.

I understand it's hard to learn how to roll a waveski.

whatshisname

whatshisname Avatar

Location: West OZ
Gender: Male


Posted: Jun 27, 2020 - 9:55pm

Watching this makes me feel I should be dragging the old plank and paddle out again.

whatshisname

whatshisname Avatar

Location: West OZ
Gender: Male


Posted: Jun 17, 2020 - 6:44pm

There are just too many sharks nowdays around that Gracetown/Margaret River area to lure a wuss like me back into the water .
Good on Laura , gutsy girl.
haresfur

haresfur Avatar

Location: The Golden Triangle
Gender: Male


Posted: Jun 17, 2020 - 1:54am



 BlueHeronDruid wrote:


 haresfur wrote:
 

Sweet buttery no thank you! Biggest wave I ever surfed (vintage board) was about 5'.

How ya doin?
 

Doing fine. You should see how tiny a wave it takes to thrash me when landing a kayak. And that's when I was at the peak of my kayaking.
Page: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7  Next