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by medswells
Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: Mini Paipo a gather up at European Wooden Surfboard Meetup
Replies: 2
Views: 32

Re: Mini Paipo a gather up at European Wooden Surfboard Meetup

Riding paipos prone works fine wherever I've tried them. So I'd say that for riding paipos on the Mediterranean does not require a different board. However, when leaving prone position and trying to stand, as for example on alaias, then it's more difficult to maintain balance. I attribute this to Me...
by medswells
Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: Mini Paipo a gather up at European Wooden Surfboard Meetup
Replies: 2
Views: 32

Mini Paipo a gather up at European Wooden Surfboard Meetup

Hi there, Last summer a group of wooden surfboard shapers gathered at Berria Beach, Cantabria (Spain) at the European Wooden Surfboard Meetup [1] to share our passion on wooden boards building. Some of us brought paipos and alaias. I brought mine and took pictures of the boards and from the water [3...
by medswells
Sat Sep 28, 2019 3:57 am
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: Introduce yourself
Replies: 48
Views: 23488

Re: Introduce yourself

Yep, autumn/Winter is the most fun season to surf around here (storm season) as the Mediterranean sea awakes from its summer holidays (flat season), however, during summer you can still get some wind waves, especially on handplanes/paipos that work well with almost any kind of conditions. I haven't ...
by medswells
Wed Sep 18, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: Introduce yourself
Replies: 48
Views: 23488

Re: Introduce yourself

Me too, as soon as an internet surfing video starts making me seasick I stop watching.
by medswells
Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: Introduce yourself
Replies: 48
Views: 23488

Re: Introduce yourself

Thanks! It's a cheap sports camera (GoPro clone). That's right, most of the videos I record don't look that good (there are other videos https://www.facebook.com/medswells.surf/videos/ to compare). That day was quite windy (offshore), so sky was covering/uncovering quickly with clouds running by, so...
by medswells
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: Introduce yourself
Replies: 48
Views: 23488

Re: Introduce yourself

Salva aka medswells, paipo boarder from Levante coast of Spain. I started waveriding on the Mediterranean during 2010, with occasional visits to the Balearic Islands, the North of Spain, and, Portugal. In the beginnings I started riding 7' mini-malibu boards, then started building hollow wooden mini...