Call it patriotism. Call it sharing the wealth. Call it whatever you want. The holidays are here and we have dumped all of our demos on Surf Ride in Oceanside. Stop by the shop and line up a demo for yourself, we will be cranking boards out on a first-come-first-serve basis on Saturday, July 2nd from 10am to 2pm. If you have wanted to try one, now is the time. Get on it!!
By now you have seen the pics and the video of Lowers during the recent run of south swell, but it absolutely went off over the last few days. Taj stopped by for a cameo appearance and went to town then retreated to the desert to work on the new Globe flick. Watch and enjoy!
So no matter where you are in the world, if you are a surfer and you have a magical session, you know it. Today, one of our guys (who weighs in at at 225lbs) had one of those sessions and I had front row seats. The waves came to him, his equipment was working and the south swell pumped all session (North San Diego County). I myself am a paltry 170lbs so I normally just agree with him and laugh at his jokes, but something cool definitely came out of this session. It was the discovery of a fin combination that absolutely RIPS for a bigger guy. I can’t ride equipment and tell a bigger surfer what works best from my own experience, I can only base my suggestions on what I know about boards, fins, waves, etc. This, however comes straight from the source and I wanted to share it with the bigger surfer looking to try a new fin set up. Below is a list of the gear being absolutely claimed by a 6’4,” 225 pound surfer.
Little guys don’t despair, the Deviant crushes it for you as well and we’ll get you an insiders perspective on what fins to use it with next.
Cheers and feel free to head to the Firewire Forum to ask any questions or start your own discussion!
A big birthday, a bit of business and one of the best waves on the planet brings the man to South Africa. Being extra nice, Mark emailed us pictures of the waves before he paddled out in order to ensure that we knew what we were missing. He went on to explain that there were no crowds because the conditions “weren’t perfect.” I guess perfection is in the eye of the beholder…
“Firewire Surfboards and partner ShapeLogic leverage NX CAD tools to deliver an online, 3-D customization system that lets customers directly drive board design.”
Firewire’s Custom Board Design platform has attracted widespread attention and acclaim from both people within the surfing industry as well as entities operating outside of our little shell. Here is a really good read posted on Design News that really explores the guts of the service offered by our CBD program and the people behind its creation.