Loggers Division Surfboard Criteria:
Single Fin Only with no provision for any other configuration.
No legrope " optional to each event organiser".
Minimum weight 6 kgs. we will have some scales on the beach.
No Hard Rails / round 50/50 rails Nose to Tail.
No Resin Edge from Rail down to the Tail.
Hi folks, all the above contacts are involved in running a Loggers Division at your contests in 2012.
To date there are 10 contest's this year that we know of that are running Logger Division's with The Malfunction & the Curly Mal Jam featuring Logging as a Premier Division.
Many thanks to Chris Brown " Brown Dogg Surfboards", Sage Joske " Valla Surfboards" & Thomas Bexon " Thomas Surfboards" who are leading craftsmen in the shaping field for formulating this Logger Criteria.
We have worked on the new judging criteria for 2012 & a basic overview encompassing Technical Nose Riding etc. will be available after March & passed onto all Contest Organiser's & Head Judges.
Old Mal Australia is proud to be involved in the reclaiming of TRADITIONAL LONGBOARDING.
For any further information e mail or call 0414876874.
Keep Your Old Girls Wet...................
Old Mal Australia Judging Criteria
Old Mal / Timber:
Traditional style, grace & flow linking traditional manoeuvres into continual motion.
Drop knee & reverse drop knee turns, nose riding, tube riding, re entries delayed floaters.
Old Mal is judged on the Grace & style of the rider completing a repertoire of functional manoeuvres within the pocket of the wave.
Log riding is judged on a Traditional Criteria with continual motion, style & grace in the critical section of the wave.
We are looking for flowing, controlled turns.... nose riding & stylish gracefull manoeuvres.
High scoring potential is placed on Technical Noseriding “ only when executed in a clean flowing motion” & linking your next manoeuvre into your repertoire.
We are judging on Traditional Surfing “ Not Radical Harsh Manouvres”.
Early 70’s Single fins, Transitional / Trackers.
“Judged on Morning of the Earth Style Surfing”.
Judges are looking for Flow, Power, Continual Motion within the pocket of the wave exhibiting control, style & the ability to perform & complete manoeuvres cleanly.
Radical, Erratic manoeuvres, pumping etc will not be taken into consideration.
All surfers are to judge 2 heats prior to their event.
Enjoy the step back in an era of surfing.
Quote “ they were the best years of our lives” the 1960’s crew!!!!!!!