When you think of Surfing, you think of fresh salty air, blue water, big waves crashing on the beach, sunshine, and nature … But if you look a bit closer at your average modern-day surfboard, it’s far from natural.
Design for Positive Impact - Jack Candlish
Jack Candlish, Organic Dynamic
Over 80% of surfboards are made from polyurethane foam, fibreglass and polyester resin.
They’re cheap to make at scale, but they are not quite the innocent wooden planks of old times.