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You Won’t Find A Thruster In Dave Rastovich’s Quiver

‘A good fin can make the difference between flying and falling.’

cinema // Oct 19, 2022
Words by August Howell
Reading Time: < 1 minutes

“I’ve always thought that surfboards are like the bodies of birds and that our fins are just like their wings.” 

While a thoroughly thoughtful individual, Dave Rastovich is a man of few words. So when he does speak, people tend to crane their necks.  

After 20-odd years of fun on Futures Fins, Rasta’s models have flown off the shelves like birds startled on the beach. Now, Australia’s down-to-earth Patagonia ambassador/podcaster/do-it-yourselfer has given his tools a facelift. 

His revamped quads, keels and upright twins all come in new foils for more drive and projection. A must-have for fast and fluid surfing. Just ask Ian Crane. In classic Rasta fashion, the work is inspired by the natural world he works so hard to protect. And as a vocal steward of the planet, you know Dave isn’t re-releasing these just to make a buck. He puts his money where he puts his homegrown kale. 

Press play on the video above and watch Rasta surf so well you forget it’s an ad.

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