Stab Magazine | This Major Surfboard Brand Has Never Won Stab In The Dark

This Major Surfboard Brand Has Never Won Stab In The Dark

…but they’ve finalled damn near every time. 

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We have produced five Stab in the Darks to date. 

Julian in WA; Dane in ZAF; Jordy in Indo; Mick in Japan; and Dane, Jordy, and Mick in ZAF. 

The winners of those blind board tests were, respectively: DHD, Pyzel, Pyzel, Channel Islands, and …Lost/Mayhem. 

They say no one remembers second place, or third for that matter, but if there was an award for the most consistently-high placing brand across all five SITDs, it’d undoubtedly be JS Surfboards. 

And in truth, that means a hell of a lot more than walking away with any single victory. Because whe buying a new board, you’re looking for something you can trust. For consistency. And in five years, JS is the only brand who’s yet to produce a plug. 

See above for JS’s best moments from five years of SITD. 


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