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Modern The Boss X2 Longboard

AU$1,025

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Product Description

With a name like The Boss it’s no surprise this surfboard will have a big influence in any line-up when it comes to catching waves. Essentially, it is designed to be an affordable, user-friendly longboard that’s spec’d appropriately for easy riding with an emphasis on stability, control and smooth turning.

OUTLINE: While not too dissimilar to other longboards on the market, The Boss has a very balanced outline, with loads of surface area up front for surfers more capable at nose riding, a parallel mid-section which creates a huge standing zone, and enough taper in the tail to break a line and turn smoothly.

ROCKER: Nice and low through the entry makes for fast paddling, which equates to more waves, tick! Relaxed through the middle, but with enough curve to promote a nice turning arc on the wave face. And finally, there’s a little extra lift in the tail to make turning easier for surfers moving up in their abilities.

CONTOURS: While most performance longboards have complex concaves for rapid movement and response, The Boss has a more simplistic soft vee in the entry and middle, running into vee/double concave through the tail. This is designed to help promote smoother rail-to-rail transitions on a longer board, yet still provide control in steeper sections, and deliver a feeling of pivotal sensitivity when turning right off the tail.

FOIL: Designed with plenty of volume through the nose and tail, and also out towards the rails, providing added stability and making this board simple to ride, regardless of your skill level.

PERFORMANCE: This is the perfect entry level longboard due to the volume allocations, the ease at which it rides, and of course the price. However, more savvy surfers will tap into the true versatile nature of this board and its reliability across so many different types of waves. If you’re a traveller, or just like having one dependable longboard in your quiver, this is it.

The X2 bamboo construction produces a light, durable surfboard with extra strength on the deck.

The Boss X2 Longboard expected in Australia October 2017

Specifications

NOTE: rider weight is based on board volume and novice-to-intermediate rider skill level.
LENGTHWIDTHTHICKVOLUMEFINSAPPROX WEIGHT RANGE
8'6"22 1/4"3 1/8''66 ltr6" center w/ FCSII sidesideal for all weights
9'1''22 3/4"3 3/8''78 ltr7" center w/ FCS GX sidesideal for all weights

Technical Info

Technology

X2 Epoxy

X-2 Epoxy is a multi-layered sandwich construction using epoxy resin, woven fiberglass and sheets of thin wood veneer wrapped around a Nanoweld EPS core. This construction method produces a light, extremely durable surfboard that's particularly strong on the deck.

The durability and strength of X-2 Epoxy boards make them ideal for SUP's, surfers who like to travel, and heavy beach break conditions where other boards are prone to breaking. X-2 Epoxy boards feel solid under your feet and can take an absolute beating while maintaining their appearance for many years.

You can find out more about GSI's surfboard construction on our surfboard technologies page

Board Concave

Vee-Double

Vee to Double concave has a smooth entry, smooth rail to rail transitions and increased projection.
Rail

Neutral Rail

This is a mid volume rail.
Surfer Skill Level

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Wave Height

1-8ft Waves

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