April 02, 2021
The Cali Square I rode is a 9'2 x 22.625 x 2.875
It was great! We didn't score the best waves, but longboards made it fun.
A couple more inches of length would have been nice. 9'6" always feels good to me, but overall the waves were a bit small and dumpy that day so I wouldn't change anything about having a 9'4" out there that day.
I've ridden the Cali Square in Hawaii, California and Iceland. The best session I've ever had on it was a Sano-Esque beach break near the airport in Iceland one frosty morning. The waves were a little fat, but the board felt like a dream that day. One of those sessions I'll remember forever.
I think the Cali Square would work for a surfer with less experience to someone very experienced. It feels stable and trusty under the feet, and my favorite part about it is the speed it carries into any section.
I have the Cali Square and the Silver Spoon. I keep going back and forth on which is my favorite. The Cali Square seems a little faster and more fluid, but there's nothing like the long noserides on the Silver Spoon.
I'm with a lot of people in loving boards in the 7' range at the moment. A 7'1" Sling Shot was my ride or die for the last 7 months in Hawaii, and I love my 6'4" Bing Dart. I'm now eyeing the Sunfish as well as a new model called the Slalom. With a longboard background I definitely tend to go for boards with more volume. Eggs and fishes are heaps of fun when the waves are broken up or a little bigger.
I'm itching for some warm water at the moment. Hopefully Costa Rica or Mexico with a couple friends, then hoping to get back up to Alaska the next chance I get!
October 06, 2022
This year was full of fun travels! I went to Maui to visit family and surf, Sayulita for Mexilogfest, Tofino up in Canada for a Surf Road Trip, Portugal for the Aljezur Surfing Invitational & the Gliding Barnacles Surf Invitational. I also just got back from San Miguel, Baja for the Peninsula Surf & Film Festival.
September 08, 2022
August 25, 2022
It was the allure of the California Coast in summer that reunited us. The days that stretched on well into the evening, a warmed Pacific Ocean where spring suits felt like enough and shimmering blue-green waves that tumbled onto shore so consistently they felt almost mechanical. Such lucid memories were enough for the three of us, who lived across the country, to reunite in San Diego and prepare for seven days of surfing twice a day up the coast with a couple of Bing Surfboards in tow. The board models we brought were the 9’6” Levitator, the 9’4” Continental and the 9’2” Pocket Knife.
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