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The Danger of Tunnel Vision

The Danger of Tunnel Vision

Posted on Jan 24, 2015

There is something I’ve encountered many times on the water while surfing or windsurfing, especially on big wave days and mostly during times when someone has nearly killed me. It’s those dangerous moments when you are immediately aware that the person bearing down on you is not seeing you even though you are right in front of them. All the yelling in...

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Rescue Stance

Rescue Stance

Posted on Jan 4, 2015

RESCUE STANCE  by Shawna Cropas Rescue Stance is the most stabilizing body posture and a ‘core skill’ that we use at many different stages of our windsurfing game. The Rescue Stance is a major contributor to smooth execution, easy take offs from the beach, exact landings of a move and general perfect form in windsurfing. It’s the key to coming out...

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