Some updated thoughts on volume, how best to train for stability, and board trends in the industry. There is a definite relationship between surfing performance and lower v/w ratios. If you look at any of the top pros they are riding negative ratios, less float than weight. The majority of good surfers are riding at […]
Erik explains the design process behind Portal’s first board, the Barra. An in depth look at what an ideal standup surfboard should be.
It was a beautiful morning. A handful of friends, up early, out on a fairly secret reef point in Costa Rica. Sets weren’t big, about chest high, but you don’t need big waves here to have an amazing time. The sum of the lineup was 4 surfers, 2 paddle surfers, my 8 year old son […]
What’s up folks! It seems as though the raw video breakdown was a hit. Lots of comments and emails requesting more raw video breakdowns, comprehensive maneuver breakdowns and remote coaching. Given that there seems to be a demand and that I have the time (and much better internet which was my limiting factor for the last few years), […]
Here’s a raw video breakdown. I know a lot of you have been asking for this for a while. And we’ve wanted to do produced tech videos, but the reality is we spend all the time making it polished and at the end of the day we can’t convey as much info. It’s why I […]