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cloudbreak« on: January 29 2009 00:01:00 »
Why would anyone pay some guy to surf a place, (cloudbreak), that he thinks he owns. I would rather sleep in the dirt, and surf an average beachbreak with some bros, and keep my integrity intact, than pay some guy, (who has sold his soul), to surf some break, that he thinks he owns.
RE: cloudbreak« Reply #1 on: January 29 2009 07:01:00 »
Why? because it's one of the best waves in the world and uncrowded.
That doesn't mean I agree with the pay to play setup of exclusive waves in the middle of nowehere.
RE: cloudbreak« Reply #2 on: January 30 2009 19:01:00 »
I can understand why someone would want to surf cloudbreak,I don"t understand why someone would actually "pay" to surf it. The whole concept of actually paying someone to surf a wave ,is so offensive and opposite to what surfing is all about, and just promotes more of this type of exploitation and greed.
RE: cloudbreak« Reply #4 on: July 10 2009 18:07:00 »
Why pay? Coz money is just a number to some people. Its who gets the money thats the problem. He probably doesnt give a shit where you sleep either.
RE: cloudbreak« Reply #5 on: October 11 2009 22:10:00 »
RE: cloudbreak« Reply #6 on: December 25 2009 23:12:00 »
your thinkng like the rules that you grew up with in a western country should apply every where.HOW would you like it if someone came into your yard and started cooking a BBQ , or even ate out of your cupboard because in a ot of other cultures what is yours is everyones. The fact is that because Fiji is an island nation with limited land , for thousands of years each community or tribe instead owned part of the reef , ITS THEIRS just like your back yard. Don't force your own culture onto some body else, I hear enough people saying that if someone wants to come here ( our country ) then they should do as we do not like they do back where they come from.
RE: cloudbreak« Reply #7 on: May 22 2010 15:05:17 »
OK.Maybe it is theirs. Fine. Let them keep it. It doesn"T mean I have to be a part of their profit making scheme. Like I said before, I"d rather sleep in the dirt, and surf an average beach break with some bros, and keep my integrity and soul intact, than pay some guys( who have sold their soul )to surf some break, that they think they own, or think that they control.
RE: cloudbreak« Reply #8 on: May 23 2010 16:05:327 »
I couldn't surf Bondi Beach back in the 1960s cause the board I had wasn't registered. I got chased off the beach by the lifegard when I was 15 yr old. I couldn't afford the registered fee and had to sit up in the grass all day waiting for my older brother to pick me up.
It's not the case anymore in Australia as far as I know. ( The fact of having to have a surfboard registered)
I hate seeing kids run up to pay fees to surf in a comp too. Surfing Prostitution !!!
RE: cloudbreak« Reply #9 on: May 24 2010 22:05:997 »
Apparently a council somewhere around near Carolinia
on the East Coast of the USA baned surfing alltogether for a few years.
So maybe it is not so bad to pay as at least you can go out.