Linden Agave Singlefin - Surfboards: Reviews

Nov 1, 2010
Outside Magazine
Linden Agave Singlefin - Surfboards: Reviews

   Photo: Ryan Heffernan


We've heard all the chatter about eco-friendly foam boards, but we've yet to test one that's proven truly durable. For now, the only sustainability-minded board we love is veteran shaper Gary Linden's custom-built 6'4" wooden singlefin. It's crafted from dead agave foraged from the SoCal desert, which Linden then spends 60 hours hand-building. On the water, the wood made for a smooth ride, taming afternoon chop. The disco-era design made easy work of fast, head-high walls but was fun on small waves, too. Dings are tough to repair, but, on the bright side, the board is worth hanging over the mantel. Custom sizing;

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