Erik explains the design process behind Portal’s first board, the Barra. An in depth look at what an ideal standup surfboard should be.
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, […]
We have had an amazing time on our East Coast tour. Charleston put it on for us, Mex1 and Morgan did it right and the film played to a packed house. It’s tough to evaluate how good something is in reality when everyone tells you it’s great. I’m a natural contrarian and if everyone is […]
Knowingly or unknowingly we model people, behavior, and skills. We accept some of the models and reject others. Either decision can result in a pattern and repeated enough will become a habit. Habits over time can become beliefs. Beliefs are hard to change. 3 years ago this video became my aspiration in paddle surfing. I […]
Session Notes – JP Australia 8.0 x 27 at 95L I’m a believer in the race to the bottom, the idea that it’s worth the time and energy needed to learn to paddle smaller boards, because surfing them is much easier. Last week Garry Menk, of JP Australia, came though Nosara. He brought with him a […]