The Original Board - Model "O"
The Original Board - Model "O"
The Original board - Model "O". Features a shorter board shape/design but with some decent volume. Designed for use in a lap pool, use this board with the adjustable resistance bucket to train for your next surfing trip. Increase your paddle strength so that you can increase your wave count, wave quality, and improve your surfing sessions.
This Model "O" is ideal for:
- All experienced, competent Surfers under 215 lbs (unless you’re a pure long boarder and you want more volume - See Model "W")
- Intermediate surfers under 200 lbs
- Newer surfers that are comfortable paddling under 170 lbs.
- Baseball pitchers 165 lbs and under
- 4' 2" x 22" x 3" (35 Liters)
- 6.5 lbs (including board, hardware, and resistance bucket)
- Core made with Marko Foam Products
- Deck Pad made with cross linked PE foam with Surfinshape Logo - available in white or blue
- Includes resistance bucket & mounting hardware (bucket color may vary)
- Made in the USA
- US Patents 9,193,419, 10,022,608, and Foreign applications pending
Watch the Video of Surfinshape's founder using the original prototype of the board to train for his surfing trip.
For my full review and demo check out this YouTube link. https://youtu.be/HSmv3hJuZmI
I’m 6’ 5 200lbs and this board has worked great. Being from a land locked state I’ve always had a hard time getting in good paddle shape before a surf trip. Swimming is ok, but doesn’t adequately hit all the right muscle groups. This board has done the trick and been worth every penny.
I love my Surfinshape. Excellent way to stay in shape for surf trips. Since I got it I never have to worry not being in excellent surf shape when I go on surftrips! its a dream come true!
Fate has made my home Regina, Saskatchewan. This is about as landlocked as you can get!
I swim with the masters swim club here and since moving from the UK the trips I've taken have been preceded by a lot of swim training but doing workouts in the prone position on the Surfinshape board has been a game changer.
Before I bought the board I decided to take my shortboard to the pool to workout on just to see if I felt a difference before busting out the credit card. After a trip to Panama that followed some training on my shortboard I found a big difference compared to just swimming so I decided that getting the Model O would be worth the risk (I'm 230lbs which is above the recommendation) but I did a good stint of training on it before another trip to Mexico and the difference in paddle power for the last few critical strokes was noticeable. It also made it possible to paddle out and paddle in instantly rather than waiting to catch my breath!
I’ve now begun to develop some new sets for training based on the masters swimming I do. So some paddle warm-ups, easy/fast speed work by 50m and 25m, some sculling and also some work with hand paddles. I head to Tofino on Monday and am excited.
I've also found that both on a surfboard and on the Surfingshape board as you have to turn every 25m it really helps my turn for a wave. To practice the quick whip round of the legs and back onto the board is great. I saw some comments suggesting that this would be annoying but I think it can only be another plus.
The other area the board has helped with is my butterfly, breaststroke and head up front crawl for water polo. This is primarily because from strengthening my back in the prone position so my whip kick and dolphin kick is improved too.
The board is worth every penny! I will use it for years to come and it will significantly increase the number of waves I get on every trip!
I've been using this board three times a week for a couple months helping me prepare for the upcoming winter surf season. I live in the Pacific Northwest on South Vancouver Island and am over an hour away from the nearest surf break. I also am 40 years old and don’t get out there enough to be in surfing shape for our big wave cold water sessions so I was starting to not have fun anymore and was seriously thinking of giving it up. That changed when I found SurfinShape and made the investment in myself and the purchasing of this product to get into the pool and started training. I just recently got out for the first session of the year and was so impressed with my stamina, paddling ability and just how much fun I had compared to where I was the last few years and it blew my mind. Let’s just say I have been rejuvenated and is all thanks to the training done with this board in the pool to help me prepare for this upcoming season. So if you’re a serious surfer, weekend warrior or just getting a little long in the tooth, you need to buy this board and start training. A huge thanks to SurfinShape and especially to Jay who answered all my questions about his amazing product and for getting me my stoke back!
I have had the opportunity to not only get Surfinshape for my own dreams, but now I get to share those dreams with the creator of Surfinshape, Jay, to whom I can't wait to emulate one day! As you can see in the photo I added, I want nothing more than to go on surf trips one day with my daughter like Jay does regularly with his. I was going to post a photo of me training but since I am not going pro any time soon, I figured this was my way of showing how Surfinshape has entered my life.
Thank you for putting this together and I can't wait to get back to working out on my schedule soon!