Tuesday, April 01, 2008

No Fool's Here

Last month was actually pretty eventful! I'm not sure why I didn't post this, but I was inducted into the Santa Cruz Longboard Union on March 5th! We are gearing up the for the annual Memorial Day Invitational for next month - lots of exciting things going on right now!

Last week I acquired a longboard from a gentlemen who didn't have the room for it. It's a heavy monster single fin - here it is pictured next to the Princess Cruiser:

Very old school! The specs are approx: 9'7" x 22" x 2.5" x 17.5" x 16" - I think the fin is pretty awesome too:

I'm not sure when I will take it out, perhaps this week. The structural integrity of this board is sound, according to my trusted friends, one of which helps out in a shape shop. I just need to wax it up. Sometime in the future I plan to give it a paint job that isn't so obnoxious.

Next week I am taking a Philosophy class and lap swimming to be rid of this winter chub I have been packin'. Better get in all the surfing in I can, as usual.

This past weekend I got the wave of the day - a nice shoulder high wave, perfectly in the slot, passing all my friends, who are all hootin' and cheering. Just classic!

Out for now!


Beach Bum said...

I'd skip the paint job - keep it retro - keep it cool ;)

Leigh said...

Beach Bum - you are the 2nd person who's told me that! hmmm... perhaps I will keep it... although my paint job would be very classic as well :) Thanks for the input!

weirsdo said...

Congratulations on being drafted.
Wicked fin.

Miz BoheMia said...

Leigh!!!! Man have I missed you and MAN do I owe you a phone call!

CONGRATS on the amazing news. You rock and you did it! YEAh!

There is so much catching up to do... I just had to pop in to say hello, let you know you are always on my mind and until very soon... MWAH!

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