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RE: Many over 50 yr olds on short boards« Reply #1 on: February 21 2007 00:02:00 »
Is that a problem?
RE: Many over 50 yr olds on short boards« Reply #2 on: March 03 2007 18:03:00 »
Whats the problem?
Those famous big wave surfers are pushing mid 40s.
RE: Many over 50 yr olds on short boards« Reply #3 on: March 04 2007 19:03:00 »
they are old farts :]
RE: Many over 50 yr olds on short boards« Reply #4 on: March 04 2007 22:03:00 »
At least they don't seem to jump up and down on their boards on a wave looking like some toddler throwing a silly fit cause it carn't get what it doesn't even know what it wants.
RE: Many over 50 yr olds on short boards« Reply #5 on: March 25 2007 00:03:00 »
Surfing has no age limit! Do what you want as long as you can. If I see and older dude on a shorty I'll give him his props as long as he has style.
RE: Many over 50 yr olds on short boards« Reply #6 on: March 25 2007 21:03:00 »
I've seen a guy in his 70's on a mini-mal out at Scarborough beach in Perth. He was going alrite too.
I plan to be doing the same thing at his age, but I'll still be on a short board ;)
RE: Many over 50 yr olds on short boards« Reply #7 on: March 25 2007 22:03:00 »
I'm into riding a fairly small "Heart & Soul" 2 metre thruster.
I get some real good waves on the little stick. ( Not as much as the younger guys generally) It's so wied geting into the comercial surfer hype. ( Like even the brand of boardshort you wear) I love surfing nude when I get a no hassle place to be able to do it / it gives one so much more freedom than a sohort rubing / and I reckon it just creates some type of better Aura feeling / especially considering we were born that way.