In episode four Donald and Ashton discuss stealing a surf vs investing in your best hours and surfing as productivity and experiment on a 6’4” Twin fin for Sunset,Pipe/ Backdoor, introduce you to Jimmy and his boards. They also chat about being you in your surfing style, body movement when someone is surfing, and Ashtons view of surfing, through a studied lens of Physical Therapy. Enjoy!
YouLane is . . . A year spent experimenting with boards and concepts shared together with Ashton Pickle. Learning together shapes you. Connecting weekly, recording these every three months and holding things loosely within the framework which we designed and committed to. Ashton is a talented shaper and excellent surfer. A husband and father of three.Specifically designing and shaping twin fin surfboards, for all wave types. I appreciate his vulnerability and willingness to spend this year together and record these with me for you all. Together we learn. Jimmy Thompson sits in on episode 5 and explains how he understands surfing and the places these twin fins and designs have taken him and his surfing. The goal of the entire “YouLane” concept is to find someone in your life with whom you can create a structure and framework that suits you. Learn, live, share.Repeat.
Episode 4 Notes:
*Stealing a surf vs investing in your best hours and surfing as productivity.
*6’4” Twin fin. Experiment for Sunset,Pipe/ Backdoor for Jimmy.
*Two fin surfboards
*Introduction to Jimmy
*Jimmy’s dance on the waters & the sensitivity to observe the nuanced twitches he enjoys and needs.
*Boards that add to his style and unique flare.
*Being you in your surfing style.
*Body movement when someone is surfing.
*Upper trapezius being tense in leading hand.
*Ashtons view of surfing, through a studied lens of Physical Therapy
*Is what you ride getting in the way of who you are.
*Being the best version of yourself, perhaps not the best in the world.
*You, your surfing and the sea. Learning variety.
*Buddy system, shared spirit.
*Surfing and surfboards being complex.
*The joy of surfing for yourself.
Host, Producer: Donald Brink @DonaldBrink
Host: Ashton Pickles @AH.Vessels