Mark Anders

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Bic Sport Wing Ace-Tec

Outside reviews the best gear in the Summer 2013 Buyer’s Guide, including the Bic Sport Wing Ace-Tec

Tahoe SUP Rubicon

Outside reviews the best gear in the Summer 2013 Buyer’s Guide, including the Tahoe SUP Rubicon

NSP Elements

Outside reviews the best gear in the Summer 2013 Buyer’s Guide, including the NSP Elements

Boardworks Infinity Whiplash

Outside reviews the best gear in the Summer 2013 Buyer’s Guide, including the Boardworks Infinity Whiplash

Surftech Surf Music

Outside reviews the best gear in the Summer 2013 Buyer’s Guide, including the Surftech Surf Music

Hobie Tour Inflatable

Outside reviews the best gear in the Summer 2013 Buyer’s Guide, including the Hobie Tour Inflatable

Walden Magic Dually

Fun for everything from ankle biters to head-high beach break.

CD Mega

Walden CD Mega

The latest trend in surfboard design is stout, full figures. All four of the boards we selected, from the short and fat Third World Exotic Surfboards Ghostbuster to the 5'11" Lost Bottom Feeder, are...

Ghostbuster

Third World Exotic Surfboards Ghostbuster

Among the most popular designs of the short-and-fat movement are Mini Simmons–style boards (named for the late surf visionary Bob Simmons) like the Ghostbuster.

Bottom Feeder

Lost Bottom Feeder

Ideal for surfers who regularly ride small waves but want high performance every time they paddle out.

Zen

Super Zen

For stomach- to chest-high waves and up, the Zen is your next board.

Crossfit

Pau Hana Crossfit

Though there are many larger, better-known SUP manufacturers, Pau Hana is quickly carving out a name for itself with fast, well-priced boards like the fitness and adventure-ready Crossfit.

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