The US Open of Surfing hasn’t exactly delivered — as far as swell goes. Dane has chosen to ride a new board he’s been experimenting with. It’s a double wing squash tail. A 5’7″ x 19 1/2″ x 2 3/8″. After his last performance in the round of 48, it’s earned a spot in his quiver.
Without a doubt, the top-tier World Championship Tour surfers go through quite a lot of surfboards, almost an entire quiver for every event. At the moment, they have a two month hiatus between World Tour events– a spring break if you will. Instead of sitting back and relaxing in their favorite recliner, they pack their […]
Kelly Slater tests out 6 new boards before jumping on a flight to Australia- Whip (mismarked as a Flyer), Wizard Sleeve, Dumpster Diver, The Chunnel, Tangents. He sounds pretty confident with the first board he tests- a new 5’9” Whip with a concaved deck (also photographed as the board second to the left). Kelly also […]