Originally Posted by stoepstyle
Awesome thanks. Also you'll get less shit in the lineup if you show up on a foamie and suck instead of a brand new shortboard
It's because they know you know you're not all that. Like they won't have to deal with another wannabe hotshot who think the world owes 'em. It can almost be expected that the person rocking humble gear is humble themself.
I think this can be applied to every sport.