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Topic: surfing with goggles
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Topic: surfing with goggles
Views: 1138 Replies: 9

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punkbohemian

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surfing with goggles

Long story short, I have a condition with my eyes that require I wear glasses with specially treated lenses. Longer story shorter, because of my work, I am likely to move to Peru in about a year for the next couple years.

I thought this would be a good opportunity to take up surfing. I've always had an interest in it, and I'll be right in Lima, so why not, right?

Anyway, I know an optometrist who can make me a set of swimming-type goggles with treated "lenses". Would wearing goggles be a viable option or would they just get knocked around/off in the waves? Thanks.



By:

Dr. Phil

RE: surfing with goggles

It's tough enouph getting waves today, so you and tom and all the 4-eyed beachhhhesss stay out a the water!

By:

punkbohemian

RE: surfing with goggles

I guess that means I can, or else you wouldn't be trying to keep me out of the water... :P Thanks.



By:

Seaweed

RE: surfing with goggles

Then I guess with your new specks and all you'll have no trouble watching me drop in on you.

By:

SL8trh8tr

RE: surfing with goggles

If you are talking about the brightness of the tropics then you should try Kurtis Surf Goggles.  They stay on and I have had success.

If you need Rx then you should check out Oakley Water Jackets.  Rigid frame, but you will be able to see us dropping in on you.

By:

specticals

RE: surfing with goggles

youd be lucky if your bloomers dont get ripped off when its 10 12 foot. so yeah go ahead and wear youre goggles and hockey helmet corky.

By:

Swayze

RE: surfing with goggles

You drop in on me and I'll run you over, especially if you're a kook and wear specs or goggles.  Might as well wear a visor, a nose clip and a tu-tu while you're at it...

By:

axlerisen

RE: surfing with goggles

I bought the kind Jordy Smith wears.  Saw him with the Kurtis Goggles at log cabins in December.  They stayed on him and so far so good for me.

Don't f$&K around with your eyes.  Trust me as the surgery sucks.

By:

Jai'son

RE: surfing with goggles

Try the Adidas Evil Eye line (they have different styles) for fit and comfort, full uv, great optics and polycarbonate interchangeable lenses.  Comes with a head strap too.

Von Zipper offers the Papa G that has a flexible frame and shatterproof lens.  A friend of mine loves them but I havent tried them surfing yet.

Cheaper but still effective options are Curv Z (full wrap, transition lenses, foam interior, 100% uv) or Seaspecs.  Both will do the job especially if u dont need them every day.

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