Even after all these years, the basic rotation is a vast mystery to the surfer mind.
This video just came out of this surfer doing a 720, yet they call it a “double spin.”
Then when they’re talking about it, or writing about it, the surf dudes keep calling it a “540.”
That makes no sense! First of all if it’s a double spin, that right there is inferring that it’s a 720. Also, like this move has been done on skateboards and snowboards, so why is it a 720 on a snowboard or a skateboard, yet a 540 on a surfboard?
I don’t want to take away how insane this shit is that this dude is doing, but like, why do you surfer bros keep fucking up rotation names? A wave has transition and it’s like a 1/4 pipe, so name your rotations as such.
It’s not rocket science.
Well maybe it’s like very very basic rocket science in a sense, but still. Get it right surfer bros!
Here is a backside 540…
And here’s a backside 720…
And now you know, bro!