Asymmetry and the future of surfboard design

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Ghost riders: the future of big wave surfing

Roy has been dedicated to the task of creating the planet’s most unique and revolutionary surfboards for more than twenty years. Now, thanks to the interest of a group of the world’s top surfers we have the opportunity to take some of these surfboards to the pinnacle of surfing achievement… the big wave surfing arena. With your support and enthusiasm we can make this happen.

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is a hot trend in surfboard design at present. There are two theories used: one is to make boards which are designed either for left or right breaking waves, the other more popular way to go is to make boards based on the rider’s stance i.e. for natural or goofy footed riders.