Mobile. Swellwatch. “You can basically do the entire ‘QS with just this board because it’s so good in small waves.
Packing for a trip like that can be quite a mission, but luckily for Gudauskas, he’s been tinkering on a board design that he claims checks all the boxes for all-around performance.
You can basically do the entire ‘QS with just this board because it’s so good in small waves.
This board feels like all my favorite CI boards over the last 10 years in one design. It’s a lot of fun.
But for my style of surfing, which is kind of always going back and forth from pressure on my front foot to my back foot, I really enjoy a quick design with a sharp edge on it.
But I could do an air on that other section with the Flyer, or I could carve that slow spot with the Rookie. ” You just end up overthinking it and kind of doubting your choices when you give yourself too many options in competitive surfing.
I spent two and a half years designing that model with Mike Andrews [from Channel Islands] and it’s pretty much all I ride for contests now.
It’s super-fun to ride, and it works in so many different types of waves.
In the past, I’d show up to an event with a Proton, Rookie, Flyer, and Whip, and I’d sit on the beach and go, “That section would be really good for a Proton.
We’ve got a camera crew in tow to capture Gudauskas as he ping-pongs across the continent (stay tuned for more on that later), trying to score a diverse spectrum of surf and soak up all that Africa’s southern coasts have to offer.
Basically, when I show up to an event, I know I’m going to be on a Fever, I know how it’s going to feel, and I know how it will work in pretty much any wave.
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