Koa Smith and the 2×4

When we say that the 2×4 model can be made to handle “step up” conditions, we don’t lie….

 

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Koa Smith has been a stalwart supporter of the legacy construction and his 2×4 dims don’t argue back when pushed into waves of consequence. I know what Koa does with his boards and it’s amazing how long they have lasted when hearing how and where he’s taken them around the world. It was jaw dropping to see that little red 5’8″ x 18.5″ x 2.3″ cork/bamboo quad flying through angry mexican tubes. If there’s a wave that eats both boards and ego , it’s that ominous stretch of beach right there.

Koa’s 2×4 step up that he’s surfing is a pulled round pin 2×4 with PU core and CFT lamination. 6’0″ x 18.625″ x 2.4″

Words from Koa, “That blue board was a 6’0 step up I had ordered for Back door and off the wall. A little thicker for maximum paddle power and a little heavier for intimate hold. I was absolutely shocked on some of the foam balls I survived on that board. That magic board is going on the wall!

 

want to get a cork/bamboo 2×4 model just like Koa’s?

contact orders@stretchboards.com and get dialed in. No massive death tubes required!

 

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2×4 knifing! photo by: Jason Kenworthy

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CFT vibration damping testing. photo by: Jason Kenworthy

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the 2×4 model has that extra gear for down the line speed. photo by: Jason Kenworthy

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if you aren’t mind surfing this also then something is wrong… photo by: Jason Kenworthy

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no stranger to front side tubes. photo by: Jason Kenworthy

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scoring dream shacks ain’t an easy task. photo by: Jason Kenworthy