Duckdiving Longboards

A simple technique in principle but be prepared for a few beatings when you get it wrong to start with and obviously make sure no one is around you until you are competent at it. On a smaller board this comes purely down to timing and technique.On a bigger board the technique becomes far moreContinue reading “Duckdiving Longboards”

Dryobe Advance

You know you see those mums walking the kids to school or people out walking their dogs wearing a dryrobe and you think “what the hell are they doing, it’s not a coat!” I thought the same until I tried one! They are amazing in every way, totally windproof and waterproof, warm and roomy withContinue reading “Dryobe Advance”

Skindog Peacemaker 9’1″ Thunderbolt

I was very lucky to get hold of a Skindog Surfboards 9’1″ Peacemaker in thunderbolt to take it through it’s paces. As with the gem I tried a few fin setups but opted for an 8″ centre with large sides (taken from a medium sized 3 fin set). My view of the peacemaker is thatContinue reading “Skindog Peacemaker 9’1″ Thunderbolt”

Taylor Jensen Gem from Thunderbolt

When I first started looking into performance longboards again after my time out I loved the look of the TJ Pro but being realistic I knew I was some way off of a board like that so the next one which caught my eye was the Gem so when I had the chance to tryContinue reading “Taylor Jensen Gem from Thunderbolt”