Tea drinker, pun fabricator

The Inertia

This “Surf Scenarios” series is designed to help you understand intermediate and advanced techniques, giving insight into a variety of surfing maneuvers. In this video, Safari Surf Adventures co-founder Tim Marsh and pro surfer Pete Mendia review Pete’s roundhouse cutback while going left at a reef break. They cover the importance of weight transfer in different sections of the wave and maneuver, even getting into the details of why Pete grabs his outside rail to initiate his first turn. Regardless of your own level of surfing, having a pro break down the mechanics of a common move like this will certainly help your surfing.

Note: For more information on SSA’s surf camps and coaching philosophy, check them out here.


Only the best. We promise.


Join our community of contributors.