66 – Listener Questions 2 Your browser does not support the audio element, which is required to listen to this podcast. Please consider downloading either Chrome or Safari. Show Note Template Recorded on Tuesday 19th February, 2019, with Harry Knight, Tommy Potterton, Derek Dietiker and Marlon Illig. INTRODUCTION: We started the show by welcoming Surf Simply’s new coach, Marlon Illig. Tommy mentioned our trip to Cornwall, England… As well as our upcoming trip to the lefthand pointbreak in Saladita, Mexico. Derek spoke about his ongoing efforts to learn Spanish, and Harry spoke about being back in the coaching team for the last few months as well as his recent appearance on the local Nosara Podcast. CORRECTIONS: We had an email from Robyn Irvine explaining to us how you can estimate populations of animals. Here is the image of right whale callosity markings. THE NEWS: First up in the news this episode is the WSL buying the N-Land Wave Park in Austin Texas. Tommy mentioned this video of the recent Chinese wave pool. Next in the news is Pat O’Connell taking over from Keran Perrow as the World Tour Commissioner, and American Media buying out Ten Publishing which is the current publisher of Surfer Magazine. We also mentioned Stab Magazine’s “Surfer of the Year” list and the Surf Photo Competition that is being run to raise money for Surf Aid and Waves 4 Water. LISTENER EMAILS: We had some listener emails to answer this episode. First up was one from Zouhair Belkoura about surfboard volumes. Harry mentioned previous pieces from Episode 50 and 51 about surfboard design, and also this shot of Jessie riding a 6’6 Firewire Dominator. View this post on Instagram “When people say they can’t turn a big board this is what I like to think of. I normally ride 5’10 at 27L but this is a 6’6 45L FireWire and I turn it the same. It’s all about good foot placement and rail engagement.” Head coach Jessie getting vertical this morning. A post shared by Surf Simply (@surfsimply) on Feb 11, 2019 at 11:44am PST Tommy then took a question from Brandon Lane who was trying to choose a first Twin Fin Surfboard. He was trying to choose between a DHD Mini Twin… View this post on Instagram Order your Mini Twin's now through your local surf store to get yours before Xmas. Now available in FCS II and Future Fins systems #TwinFin #MiniTwin A post shared by DHD by Darren Handley (@dhdsurf) on Oct 19, 2017 at 7:25pm PDT And a Firewire Go Fish… View this post on Instagram You can ride a Go Fish (or a Chumlee, Dominator, Sci-Fi and more) for free, starting today at @clairemontsurf. Our demo van will be parked there until August 5th. So come grab a board if you're in San Diego. Because the waves look like they'll be shoulder high starting Sunday and running through next week if this swell lines up. ???? A post shared by Firewire Surfboards (@firewiresurfboards) on Jul 27, 2017 at 11:47am PDT Tommy also recommended the DHD Mini Twin II and Harry brought up the Surf Simply Volume to Weight Calculations. Derek finally fielded a question from Channing Johnson about how to attach a surfboard to the roof of a car. We spoke about the impacts on fuel efficiency from having things on the roof. Finally Harry mentioned the current records for Surfboard Stacking. WHAT TO WATCH: Harry Weird Waves: Severn Bore: Marlon Dane reynolds “The electric acid board test”: &t=947s Tommy Red Eye: Mike Lay Derek Working class That’s all for this episode folks, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org Why not try listening to one of our other Podcasts? 68 – How To Film Yourself & the EOS 2.0 67 – Of The Woods And Sea 66 – Listener Questions 2 65 – Wide Points And Bottle Necks 64 – All Things Being Equal Head back to the Podcast Homepage to checkout the latest from the our podcast.