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Surfer Yarns: Jim Banks On Single Fins

Surfer Yarns: Jim Banks On Single Fins

Placement is key

4 11 Sep 2018
Surfer Yarns: Jim Banks On Where To Put The Damn Fins

Surfer Yarns: Jim Banks On Where To Put The Damn Fins

Okay, confession time.

3 7 Mar 2018
Surfer Yarns: Jim Banks On What It's Like To Paddle Out At Big Uluwatu

Surfer Yarns: Jim Banks On What It's Like To Paddle Out At Big Uluwatu

And when I say big pal, I mean big.

8 28 Nov 2017
Jim Banks On: They Said, "Don't Glass Them Too Strong!"

Jim Banks On: They Said, "Don't Glass Them Too Strong!"

The truth behind boards today

36 29 Dec 2016
Jim Banks Surfing Uluwatu In The 1970s

Jim Banks Surfing Uluwatu In The 1970s

Classic old world surfing

3 26 Dec 2016
Jim Banks On: Thickness Reigns Supreme

Jim Banks On: Thickness Reigns Supreme

Even with the sophistication of modern board design

4 15 Nov 2016
Jim Banks On: Why Increasing Board Width Is Not Always A Good Idea

Jim Banks On: Why Increasing Board Width Is Not Always A Good Idea

Don't do it just because you want more power

2 26 Oct 2016
Jim Banks On: The Perfect Indo Quiver

Jim Banks On: The Perfect Indo Quiver

The four essential boards for your surf trip

3 3 May 2016
Jim Banks On: The One Dollar Surfboard Theory

Jim Banks On: The One Dollar Surfboard Theory

Rip Off! You should be punched hard for charging that price.

20 24 Feb 2016
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