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Mikey February - Sonic Souvenirs
« on: February 15, 2023, 04:14:42 PM »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15VU_mbcrB0

I really like Mikey's style and it's something I definitely got inspired by for skating. He's got a great natural flow and the way the video is shot is great.

I'm not really in the surfing world, but I think I got recommended this because of the Vans affiliation. I've watched it several times over now.

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Re: Mikey February - Sonic Souvenirs
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2023, 02:05:27 PM »
He’s a style god for sure. He can ride a mid length and still make it look high performance without losing the smooth twin fin vibe

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Re: Mikey February - Sonic Souvenirs
« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2023, 08:46:59 AM »
He’s a style god for sure. He can ride a mid length and still make it look high performance without losing the smooth twin fin vibe

Do the twin fins take a different riding approach to get the most out of them?

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Re: Mikey February - Sonic Souvenirs
« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2023, 08:55:50 AM »
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He’s a style god for sure. He can ride a mid length and still make it look high performance without losing the smooth twin fin vibe
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Do the twin fins take a different riding approach to get the most out of them?
I think so, although I've only ridden one once so I can't pretend to be any kind of expert.

Overall it seemed to go faster than other fin setups, but slip out more on turns if I would push it too hard. Fast and loose. Demands a certain graceful approach to handle properly (which I don't have). People in the surfing thread know more about it than I do tho

In other Mikey February news, he was on the Surfers Journal podcast last week. Honestly kind of a boring interview imo, but whatever, still cool that he's getting his time in the spotlight

https://www.surfersjournal.com/editorial/soundings-mikey-february/

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Re: Mikey February - Sonic Souvenirs
« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2023, 09:02:04 AM »
Trying to sell a couple of surfboards so I can order a CI Mid Twin and surf like Mikey. Only problem is Mikey is a super stylish flexible surfer who has access to quality right hand point breaks. Whereas I am a clumsy middle-aged oaf who surfs dumpy beach breaks. Why do I insist on setting myself up for failure?

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Re: Mikey February - Sonic Souvenirs
« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2023, 10:50:55 AM »
Yeah, I wish I could surf more often. In NC, it's about 5-6 hours of travel to get to the good spots in OBX.

I found a good style breakdown for Mikey here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YA4lz4-PjUw

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Re: Mikey February - Sonic Souvenirs
« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2023, 08:52:44 PM »
This series is so good. Loved that first episode when it dropped last year.

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Re: Mikey February - Sonic Souvenirs
« Reply #7 on: February 26, 2023, 03:15:48 PM »