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Skip Smith Custom First Coast Paddle SUP Review

I've spent the past year and half, on custom Skip Smith SUPs. Everything from a 10'0, 8'6, 8'0, and my personal favorite, a 7'10. If you haven't ridden one of his boards, you are really missing out.

Slingshot Space Pickle Kiteboard Review

I had the chance to spend several hours on the new Slingshot Space Pickle. It's a short, wide board, with flat rocker to get you out there to maximize fun with the winds are light.

JP Surf Wide Body 8’2 Review

Had the chance to play around on the JP Wide Body SUP boards. I took out the 8'2 x 32"x124L board. Surf was really small, in the knee to thigh high range

2012 Airush Varial X 10m demo

It was a really fun weekend...I had the chance on Saturday to try the new 10m Varial X. Another awesome kite by Airush. It is best described as the perfect mix of a C kite and Delta kite...Really direct feel, power thru the turns, fast, forward flying, but still some depower when you need it.

2012 Airush Compact 5’4

I’ve spent a few hours now on my new 5’4 Airush Compact board. I’m really liking this board. I’ve had it out in some moderate to light winds, and then this past weekend in some really strong wings. It has the throw around factor of a 5’4 surfboard, but the low end of probably […]

2012 Airush Lithium 8m Demo

Had a fun day at Huguenot Park trying out the new 8m Lithium. What a super fun kite. I had a blast in the waves with it, and Jonathan was absolutely killing it on his twin tip with some massive kite loops…
Here’s a short video of the kite in the waves:

Review: 2012 Airush Compact 5’4 Surfboard

I just picked up a new Compact 5’4 last week, and have had the chance to take it out on two different days. I pretty much only ride surfboards these days, and have been looking for something to replace my 5’5 Caution Trespass(which I have ridden for a few years now, and really love)…

I […]