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surfing

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by drunken phil, Sep 10, 2002.

  1. drunken phil

    drunken phil Guest

    ive seen bike, skate and snowboarding threads. maybe i missed the surfing thread but this shit rocks. i surf whenever i et the chance. it's relatively inexpensive, it's not illegal in some places, a good way to show your manly body off to them ladies and it's just an all around fun thing to do. living in nicaragua with the pacific ocean is great. uncrowded surf spots, sunny all year, warm water, and um... cheap weed(if i shouldnt say this i guess i'll have to edit it) and close to the city; no need for long, drawn out car rides. anyway i was just wondered if im an island on this one. i know that surfing culture, not nescesarily the actual sport(if you could call it thaT), has hit pop culture which does suck. i agree.
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    ~PUkE
     
  2. boogie hands

    boogie hands 12oz Legend

    Joined: Feb 15, 2001 Messages: 16,059 Likes Received: 13
    http://www.outer-banks.nc.us/tgod/surfing/Surfpix/barrel.jpg'>
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    the area i called home for 6 years....this time of year always makes me want to go back and get in on the hurricane swells that come through....

    i need a vacation....
     
  3. footsoldier

    footsoldier Senior Member

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  4. willy.wonka

    willy.wonka Guest

    im here..i lost my fuckin fins yesterday....this huge wave pounded my ass and in the desperate attempt to breathe air..i lost them.
     
  5. Ran_dumbs

    Ran_dumbs Junior Member

    Joined: Aug 5, 2002 Messages: 108 Likes Received: 0
    ....

    I surf and body board... just thought that instead of making a whole new thread I'd come here. I have no surf oard at the moment so I am mainly bodyboarding. And that shit about surfing being inexpensive... BULLSHIT!! Boards around here cost upwards or 350 for a good board.
     
  6. nomadawhat

    nomadawhat Veteran Member

    Joined: Aug 24, 2001 Messages: 5,001 Likes Received: 2
    i am going to give this a try soon. looks fun. i like snowborading but i can see myself getting into a watersport way more. a huge storm came through this way last week and there were some huge waves. shit i couldn't even imagine trying to swim in let alone surf.
     
  7. nomadawhat

    nomadawhat Veteran Member

    Joined: Aug 24, 2001 Messages: 5,001 Likes Received: 2
    Re: ....

    yeah but once you get a board and a wetsuit theres not much more to pay for right? its not like you have to pay to use the ocean......yet.
    are used board a good bet for a rookie?
     
  8. boogie hands

    boogie hands 12oz Legend

    Joined: Feb 15, 2001 Messages: 16,059 Likes Received: 13
    Re: ....

    WHAT!!! who said that shit....

    custom board....$400 dollars (1 to 3 in a year depending on surf)
    wetsuit....$250-350
    boots....$25-$50
    gloves....dito
    hood....$20-$35
    nylon shirt....$40-60
    board shorts....$50-$60
    leashes...$25-30 (at least 3 to 4 a year)
    countless hours of driving....a good $500 a year

    it may not be as expensive as snowboarding but please believe its not cheap unless your riding a tank in kmart shorts for 2 months of the year

    skater nerds can make fun of it all they want...id love to see those dorks get out to the bar in 8 to 10 foot beach break
     
  9. Catch22

    Catch22 Guest

    Yup surfing is some fun shit. Unfortunately I haven't been out in about 2 yrs. What kind of board do y'all have. I have a 6'3" channel islands. I was thinking of getting a long board but then I remembered I haven't surfed in 2 yrs so why spend the money.
     
  10. HESHIANDET

    HESHIANDET Guest

    im off to costa rica again in december through the new years. should be dope. i ride long boards, living in this city has cut my surf time to nothing. i got in the water 3 times this summer. should be a hoot this winter. seems like a pretty ood swelll going on right now.ahhhhhemmmmmmm
     
  11. jah

    jah Elite Member

    Joined: Dec 30, 2001 Messages: 2,705 Likes Received: 2
    yeah ive made a few surfing threads, but i dont expect people to go dig em up from the 1000's of threads and shit. but yeah, surfing is fuckin tight. i think im gonna go surfing right now if the surf report has anything good to say....



    hesh, youre a lucky motherfucker! costa rica is a place ive wanted to go forever but i havent gotten around to it. perfect surf, good food, good weather, good women, good language, scenery.... have a blast man.
     
  12. fr8lover

    fr8lover Guest

  13. willy.wonka

    willy.wonka Guest

    i have been thinking of driving around with my friend and scoping the local nieghborhoods for boards...

    cheap way to get a surfboard...my friend used to work at a rent shop..he got away with a 400$ longboard..brand new.his dad was stoked that he stole it.

    well winter is comin and i need to get some better fins and a new bodyboard/shorts/fins...

    north shore here i come
     
  14. jah

    jah Elite Member

    Joined: Dec 30, 2001 Messages: 2,705 Likes Received: 2
    just checked the surf report: 3-4 ft, i can tell its windy as fuck by lookin outside but it calms down once in a while, the water temp is 61 deg F, and there are about 20 guys out.... id say it would be a damn good day if it wasnt so widny. maybe this evening will be better. i think im gonna go for a quick sesh right now though....

    peace
     
  15. shameless self promotion

    shameless self promotion 12oz Legend

    Joined: Mar 7, 2001 Messages: 16,306 Likes Received: 104
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