Even the most experienced of surfers can suffer from a slow take off. If not addressed, a trailing knee or sluggish pop-up will plague a rider for the entirety of their surfing lives, resulting in lost speed and many embarrassing trips with the lip. This video provides some tips on how to improve your take off, and contend with heavy drops when conditions get more critical.
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