Erik explains the design process behind Portal’s first board, the Barra. An in depth look at what an ideal standup surfboard should be.
I’ve been an advocate of the race to the bottom since we coined the term on one of the first paddlewoo podcasts. If you’re new, the race to the bottom is the idea that performance comes from low volume paddle boards and to optimize growth it’s better to invest in paddling technique, to drop liters, […]
Hey there folks! It’s good to be back. We’re back at home in Nosara, the movie is finally out and the new site is finished. So, that’s a lot off my plate and the focus can be put back where it should be, understanding paddle surfing. Before I dive in to meat of today, I’m […]
What up folks! Thanks for hanging in there while I was on walkabout for the last 7 weeks. We had a blast showing the Progression Project film around the country and hanging with friends and family. A huge thanks to everyone that hosted events, came out to see the project, lent me surfboards in strange […]
It’s been a banner week for the family in the water. The lead in photo is from this morning. After a run of the biggest surf in the past few years, the Pacific went docile and local weather has been mellow making for massive family fun out front. My goal as been to get the […]