Right on. That hit the nail on the head.ktouhey wrote:
But it also means that joe average is at a point now where he/she can go out and buy a current race board without it being obsolete in 10 days. Sure, new fins will help a bunch, but as a consumer it is easier to wrap your head around the idea of buying a board that might last you 2 or 3 years, given that you'll have the option to upgrade as required/desired.
Sure there's different classes. Weight class in boxing. Women's volleyball has lower net. English football has bigger goals. How about we have little guys race low wind and big guys race strong winds. Just kidding.SBBeachbum wrote: @Fred: There is always a certain bodytype that has an edge for a given sport. Nobody in the NBA e.g. will lower the height of the baskets just so that a 4'11 guy can dunk the ball.
but that's exactly it. the "Joe public card" is a driving reason.PAFF wrote:Nobody have answer WHY put the restrictions on in the first place!!??!!
And DONT play the joe public card, his is getting a North-Naish-Cabeinha $1000 board anyhow.. Not the Sky-Bjoern-Bruno $3000 custom board anyhow.
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