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Big guys, what surfboard do you ride?

Postby kiteguy » Fri Oct 12, 2012 6:17 am

I'm 6' 2" and 210lbs kiting a 15m in 12 to 25 knots. If your a big guy, what surfboard do you ride?

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Re: Big guys, what surfboard do you ride?

Postby iblocalsurfer » Fri Oct 12, 2012 7:09 am

Did ya shrink since your last post?

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Re: Big guys, what surfboard do you ride?

Postby Baz » Fri Oct 12, 2012 7:21 am

98kgs and 198cms, I ride a Jimmy Lewis Kwad 5'11" with a 12m Rally. Works from 12 to 20+ knots.

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Re: Big guys, what surfboard do you ride?

Postby kitezup » Fri Oct 12, 2012 7:22 am

I am 190 cm, 97 kg and loving my Naish Global 6'2" With a 12m kite in 12-25 knots

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Re: Big guys, what surfboard do you ride?

Postby FredBGG » Fri Oct 12, 2012 10:04 am

220lbs 6'4"

I ride:

6'8" Don Johnson mini gun

or

6' Doc Lausch

Both brilliant boards.

Quite different to kite company boards. Nice rocker that makes them work in the waves.

Style: Strapless surfing with a kite.

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Re: Big guys, what surfboard do you ride?

Postby tautologies » Fri Oct 12, 2012 10:27 am

190lb Naish Skater 4'8'' Well I have another few boards, but that is the one I have ridden the most lately.
What are you trying to do on the board?

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Re: Big guys, what surfboard do you ride?

Postby Chris1973 » Fri Oct 12, 2012 10:39 am

90kg and riding a Wainman Surf 6.1 (straped or strapless) in cleaner surf , or a custom 5.10x19 (also straped or strapless, depending on sea/chop state) for stronger winds , or a quad Surftech Stretch 6.1 normal surfboard (purely strapless) in winds from 14 up to 25knots.
By far the best fun i have is with the strapless Surftech which i have for almost 2 years now and it's holding up more than fine. :thumb:
For your specs i'd say go with a normal surfboard (strapless) in something around 6.0 - 6.2. :bye:

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Re: Big guys, what surfboard do you ride?

Postby Trikke » Fri Oct 12, 2012 10:42 am

Hi, I'm 1,81m tall and at 93Kgs I ride a RRD WaveOff 5'6'' thruster.
I thought it was small for me but I ride it strapless and without the central fin in light wind: I can stay upwind in 10kn with my RRD Obsession 13.5m and when the wind nukes I use it with straps and my Obsession 9m.

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Re: Big guys, what surfboard do you ride?

Postby BigZ » Fri Oct 12, 2012 10:50 am

6'3 220. Wainman Gambler 5'10 x 20

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Re: Big guys, what surfboard do you ride?

Postby 14ToeSide » Fri Oct 12, 2012 1:15 pm

6ft 5 245 lbs. Amundson 6 ft 5 23 wide. Quadzer. Lots of drift where I kite. Tried smaller boards, don't work for me unless wind gets up aroun 20 mph.


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