The likes of Donald Takayama, David Nuuhiwa, Reno Abellira, Eddie and Clyde Aikau, Jeff Ching, Buttons Kaluhiokalani, Larry Bertlemann all started out as groms riding standup on Paipos (belly boards). If it was good enough for them it is good enough for The Surf Nomad.
Check out the original super 8 footage of The Wall at Kuhio beach in Hawaii. We think we might have to head up to the hardware store next flat spell and crank out one of these little buggers. for a bit of summer shore break carnage.