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Posted: November 17, 2010 at 3:24 pm

Paul Roach from Seaside Beach in California was responsible for bringing the big moves to Dropknee riding. He took what the Skaters and Surfers were doing and transferred it to his own riding around 89/90. Laybacks, DK airs ,tail slides, rail carving and with the lip launches .He modernised DK riding. What sets him apart from others was his ability to generate speed. His pictures in Bodyboarder Mag at the time revolutionised the sport proving that the bodyboard could do what any surfboard could. This pic was taken at Ehukai Beach Park on the Northshore in Jan 93. Roach and Aka were trading wave for wave in the shorey. Note Roach has dyed black punk hair photo Stroh.

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