Getting Technical with JP’s Shaper Werner Gnigler

Last week I headed down to Grand Bahama with the family (we were forced to leave the United States to renew our international health care), and it just so happened that the Pryde Group dealer meeting was going on at Taino Beach.  Now, this wasn’t exactly a coincidence, Garry Menk, head of Pryde Group Americas, […]

Session Breakdown – April 1st

A post shared by Paddlewoo Progression Project (@the.progression.project) on Apr 1, 2017 at 3:18pm PDT This week was focused on understanding bottom turns.  I was frustrated with the new Rawson (7.9×26) on the bottom of the wave. Some notes on the board –  At 7.9 it’s a bit bigger than what I’ve been riding.  It […]

Summer Glide – My Thoughts on the Popdart and Video

Summer Glide – Costa Rica on a Popdart from The Progression Project on Vimeo. I’ve been sitting on writing the full review of the Popdart from L-41 for a bit now.  I didn’t want to write it until I felt that I understood the board, and have always felt that the board had so much […]

The Rebuild – Style and Flow

Over the last year I’ve had the opportunity to surf with the very best paddle surfers on the planet.  They have been my models for paddle surfing and I’ve spent countless hours deconstructing techniques and maneuvers to up my game and to share that knowledge with you. I have focused on internalizing stability on small paddle boards, techniques […]