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5'6 FIREWIRE FRK SPECIAL ORDER SURFBOARD

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$785.00

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* This board is part of our Firewire Special Order Program, which ships directly from Firewire! This allows us to obtain practically any Firewire you want. Once the order has been placed with us, we promptly contact Firewire to confirm your board is in stock and instruct them to ship. Most orders ship soon after Firewire is contacted, but orders are subject to availability. We will confirm the expected delivery time and provide tracking. There is a flat $120 shipping fee for all Special Order Firewire surfboards to any Continental US shipping address * If you need the board by a specific date and or are working with a deadline please contact us directly to coordinate. Call us at 1-855-429-9570 or email info@catalystshop.com. Who= Who should be riding this model When= When should this model be ridden What= What this model is about Who: Intermediate to Advanced Surfers When: Chest high plus waves and works in all conditions What: The FRK is the collaboration between Dan Mann and Kelly Slater. Simply put it is a well-oiled, highly refined performance short board designed to take your surfing to the next level. Starting with the nose, it has a medium to high entry rocker to handle the late drops. However, the rocker is smooth and concise, not a drastic flip in the nose. What this does, is allow Dan to hide a lil extra foam up in the nose for good paddle power (this is a minor thing, but it’s there). The shape of the nose is that of a high performance shortboard, no surprise there. So, it’s going to fit great in the pocket when surfing tight and going vertical. Moving down to the middle of the board, the rail line gets pretty straight which allows for good down the line drive. The middle also holds most of the foam in the board, strategically placed so it is far enough forward to assist in paddling but not too far forward where is has an impact on the boards ability to surf tight. Moving down to the tail, it starts to cut in pretty steadily to a tail that is somewhere in-between a traditional round tail and a pin tail. This makes the board ideal for sharp tight maneuvers, weaving through barrels, and smooth transitions. Looking at the bottom it goes single through the middle of the board and transitions to a very subtle double concave and then goes flat out the tail. We’ve seen the words sharp, and tight a few times in this description and those can sum up the feel that this board will have. Give it a try!

Additional Information

Brand FIREWIRE
Model FRK
Length 5'6
Dimensions 18 1/8 X 2 1/4
Volume 22.7
Fins FUT
Serial Number SOFRK5