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A commonly used analogy/myth is that the average surfer riding a board designed for a professional is akin to a relatively novice driver getting behind the wheel of a Formula 1 car. Is there truth in that? Perhaps a grain. But, it feels much more truthful to suggest that deep down, we all want to go fast as fuck and screech through some haphazard turns. Here’s Jordy Smith, eyeing up a driveway full of SITD speed demons. Photo: Alan Van Gysen

Deep Dive: Yes, You’re Still Allowed To Ride High-Performance Shortboards Like The Pros

No bog-rail mid-lengths here. Just advice from the world’s best shapers and the go-to dimensions of 30 elite surfers.

Words by Geremy Blake
Reading Time: 16 minutes

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