Aug 21, 2010
More Tracker Roundtail Feedback...
hey, we've have had one hell of a good swell smashing us for the last few days.
anyway, yesterday i went up with my regular mat, and took the new tracker. so i surf this right-hand point that NO ONE ever surfs coz it only works on big swell... and other places are much bigger and more powerful... but this place has rides 3 -4 football fields in length... it's just beautiful... and i usually surf it alone. i had a friend with me and we got to trade on and off.
i was a little concerned with how narrow it was, but i think the added length made up for it. i enjoyed the piss out of the tracker. infact, i kinda like how she holds when you throw her into a cuttie.... just nice arcing swoops. no spinning out. ( unless ya want it).
really, i'd like to thank you to for the attentive and speedy service. i think i made a convert outta my pal yesta. may be placing some orders for ya.
day before yesta i surfed reef off this island ... about 6-8 with some 10ft sets. i rode standup.... all i could think of was " god, if i had a mat i'd be superman out here!"
good morning. my computer was down since last weekend. i wanted to e-mail you about the surf mat, and tell you about how i feel ... could not connected internet for a while. now, my computer is back.
i have been riding tracker roundtail every day since i got ones. so happy... it rides so good. easy to turn.... i like it because of its size, too. i would like to practice more... and would like to learn more about how to ride the surf mat. pure fun... so stoked.
thank you for everything. much aloha,
Rode the RT today in some hallow shallow shifty glassy 4-6ft face waves at south Oceanside.
I had a feeling the RT would do well in hallow waves, yep it sure does I got so many barrels my brain almost exploded. I have a question for you , "do you know a way to keep the muscles in in the face from cramping up" I smile so dam much when matting my face hurts.
Hey there Pablito, Steve here,
Being the lady of houses b-day today I am home on duty! Sats are usually power work days for me. So I have a moment to Go Frickeeeeennnnnn off!
On July 2nd a package came in the mail while I was weed whipping the yard for the 4th, Holy cowabunga it's from Paul. I was like and still am like a twelve year at the christmas tree. That being said, on july fourth, I went tracking at Ablandia as the swell built from chest to 8-10 +, getting rides all the way to subleft bouncing off the right back towards ab paddling (kicking) ha! back out. There were only three of us out! And I ended up surfing from 2:30 to 7:30. Gee, wonder if I was able to feel the tracker out!? HA HA HAHA ! The thing is exactly like the difference between a square tail and a pin /round tail. Square for release, pin for the hold in the pocket. It climbs and drops with way more I want to here or there on the wave now, holding higher tighter longer and steeper and of course the point and shoot -tracker- being able to make way more waves with conviction. Absolutely totally Stoked!!! I could go on for hours about this. Lets put it this way, since I started counting back in late April there have been 42 mat sessions and 8standup surfs!!!!!!
Out for now Steve
I rode the TRT mat on Sunday and had so much fun! It was knee waist high onshore and I was not having fun on my surfboard, so I decided to switch to the mat. It turned to be a super fun session after I catch very first wave! Caches waves easy and go over flat section and made longer wave. I tried cut back and it went so smooth. So stoked! I will take the mat every time I go to beach!
Thank you for the great experience!
I'm mailing to say thanks for the Tracker round tail I purchased earlier in the year. I broke a rib surfing my kneeboard at Capbreton, France. I'd been planning a month there & I almost went home untill I found I could use the Tracker without much pain. The last 2 days it was overhead & hollow beack peak with a very fast shorebreak. The first time it freefell on takeoff I thought I'd eat it but when it hit the bottom it took off like a rocket!! This ship flies!! It saved my surfing holiday guys! I got some strange looks from the local bodyboard crew, paddling out, especially as I'm an old guy, 63. Got respect & questions after they saw how it surfed! So Thank, you I'll be back for a Fatty soon
P.S. George Greenough was always one of my surfing heroes but I never really took seriously his apparent obsession with mats, 40 years on I understand! Thanks again