My sister came out today, had mad fun, more than I bet she thought she would!, she almost stood up on her first time. But the best thing was - It was small, and easy for her to stand at low tide. Ben's knot came undone on his new leash attachment, I re-tied his lesbian … Continue reading Sister
Charmaine had her first try today, after just a couple of goes lying on the board, she figured out to push up, and then move the hands back a bit lower and push up. I went off on my own after that, I should have stayed and reminded her to move across. Anyway, Charmaine paddled … Continue reading Charmaine’s first experience!
So I took Jack out yesterday, and I walked out with him in the South end of the beach. It was low tide so we could walk almost out to get on the wave with no paddling, which was perfect for Jack to learn. I gave him a demo of where to lie, how to … Continue reading Jack’s first ride.
So my next lesson isn't until a week later, I decided to just practice standing up on a board, made an area in the yard and just did 50 times either side based on what they showed me in the school. It felt a little better when I was finished, however I knew this wasn't … Continue reading More Practice
Growing up with many fears, the biggest one I have never overcome is waves. I've almost drowned 3 times in my life, and the last time was so close. I hate the thought of being afraid of something that most people enjoy. So it was time for me to face it, finally, at 35 years … Continue reading First experience