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- Big Wave Charger
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Flojo, I have a standard 50" Austin and can duckdive it just fine. I'm 5'11" and 197#. I just lean forward, push the nose down then let my body follow. No issues at all. The key is to get deep enough....worked for in central america despite a good sized (and beefy) swell, on the east coast it's ok too unless the water is shallow. What I also do sometimes (thanks to rod for this one) is to turn around and let the water run around me before turning around and continuing to paddle.
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