GREASED PIG

A speed machine for chest high waves and smaller

Peter Mendia on his Greased Pig // photo: Tupat
Greased Pig v.3 | an everyday performance shorty that grovels like a dream, yet still runs smooth as silk when the waves get pushy ... loves on rail or tail out .... let your fins waft to your heart's content. Nick Rozsa demonstrates on his 5'9" x 19" x 2 3/8" 27.2L Ridiculite Proxy epoxy GPv3. Nick is 5'10"/175lb photo: Papaleo
greased pig with jetstream hydrofoil hull & channels
Peter Mendia in the new issue of @surfer_magazine "A good surfer cranking out a meaningful hack can impart up to 18.5 foot-pounds of torque on his fins. Peter Mendia, redlining." photo: Lugo
Greased Pig v.3 | an everyday performance shorty that grovels like a dream, yet still runs smooth as silk when the waves get pushy ... loves on rail or tail out .... let your fins waft to your heart's content. Nick Rozsa demonstrates on his 5'9" x 19" x 2 3/8" 27.2L Ridiculite Proxy epoxy GPv3. Nick is 5'10"/175lb photo: Papaleo
Tommy O dancin with Hurricane Igor on his Greased Pig // as seen on Eastern Surf Magazine
Peter Mendia’s Greased Pig – “the hurricane Sandy throttler”
Dimensions: 6’0” x 19” x 2 3/8” (custom dimensions available) // Construction: carbon footprint
Peter Mendia's take on the Greased Pig from Chicama, Peru.
the shaper tests out his Carbon Rail Piggy // photo: Hugh Berenger
Wolfman clutches his next victim. 5'9" x 19" x 2 3/8" 27.2L Ridiculite Proxy epoxy GPv3
Greased Pig v.3 | an everyday performance shorty that grovels like a dream, yet still runs smooth as silk when the waves get pushy ... loves on rail or tail out .... let your fins waft to your heart's content. Nick Rozsa demonstrates on his 5'9" x 19" x 2 3/8" 27.2L Ridiculite Proxy epoxy GPv3. Nick is 5'10"/175lb photo: Papaleo
Rozsa. photo: Papaleo
Greased Pig v.3 | an everyday performance shorty that grovels like a dream, yet still runs smooth as silk when the waves get pushy ... loves on rail or tail out .... let your fins waft to your heart's content. Nick Rozsa demonstrates on his 5'9" x 19" x 2 3/8" 27.2L Ridiculite Proxy epoxy GPv3. Nick is 5'10"/175lb photo: Papaleo
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greasedPig.pngGreased Pig

A speed machine for chest high waves and smaller; this is the type of board that you drive like a race car….it’s going fast so all you gotta’ do is hang on and steer. It has a low entry rocker for quick paddling, ease catching waves, and increased lift in small/ flatter faced waves. The bottom has a slight rolled vee in the nose to a single concave through the belly that transitions into a pronounced spiral vee that increases off the tail. This hull design carries excellent trim speed and gives the tail a very free feeling in the small stuff. The rails are fuller and boxier with forgiving edges that are softly blended into the bottom. Ride this board 2-3 inches shorter, 3/8” –1/2” wider, and 1/16” thicker than your standard “good waves” shortboard. Everything the high performance shortboards do in good waves this board does in the crud. This one works best as a swallow. Glides through sections.

Greased Pig v.2

This is a slightly changed-up, finely tuned child of the original Greased Pig. I slightly increased and smoothed out the entry rocker and took out all the vee through the bottom; running instead a single concave with subtle inset doubles that funnel through the length of the board. By removing the vees and replacing them with concaves, the board becomes much more versatile and can handle bigger, hollower sections with more hold, drive and responsiveness through maneuvers. It is not meant to replace the original Pig; as the original I believe is still the go to board for weak, mushy waves where you want maximum speed on trim between maneuvers. The Greased Pig II fits the bill for those who loved the original, but want something with a little more hold in critical sections and that can handle some pushier waves as well.

Same re-dimensioning applies… 2-3 inches shorter, 3/8” – 1/2” wider, and 1/16” thicker than your standard “good waves” board. Works great as a swallowtail if you want to keep it looser and hip squash is where it’s at for a more pivoty snappy feel.

Greased Pig v.3

This one is the same as v.1 rocker & bottom but with a sleeked up shortboardy outline and instead of swallowtail, has a subtle hip to pulled-in swallow. This one works best as a swallow. Glides through sections.

Greased Pig v.4

The Greased Pig v.4 is a more aggressive and versatile design than that of the original Greased Pig. I added more curve in the entry rocker to allow for tighter surfing in the steeper areas of the wave, while keeping the original rocker through the midsection and off the the tail…to maintain its drivey, speedy glide through the slopey bits. The hull contour now has a single concave running from the nose through the middle, then splitting to a double concave through the fins with a subtle spiral vee off the tail. This provides a wider open sweet spot that caters to a broad variety of styles and stances; as well as predictability in a wide range of wave types and conditions. The tail has been pulled in to give the board excellent hold on rail all the way through fully committed arcs. The nose outline has also been pulled in with a more constant curve from nose tip to front fins. This also allows the board to pull smooth, tight arcs in turns. Overall a very versatile everyday board that loves everything from two foot and slopey to overhead and throaty.

Greased Pig HD

Hideoscillous rocker & bottom. Ideal for small scale waves; incredible back foot control through on-rail full-speed cutties. Versatile, user-friendly summertime easyrippin’ performance board. Moderate to low drivey rocker, yet still nice and whippy. A board you don’t have to think too much on…it just goes like a horse out tha gate. Works great as a swallowtail if you want to keep it looser and hip squash is where it’s at for a more pivoty snappy feel.

 

v.1 | go to board for weak, mushy waves where you want maximum speed on trim between maneuvers

v.2 | more versatile and can handle bigger, hollower sections with more hold, drive and responsiveness through maneuvers

v.3 | same as v.1 rocker & bottom but with a sleeked up shortboardy outline & a subtle hip to pulled-in swallow

v.4 | more curve in the entry rocker to allow for tighter surfing in the steeper areas of the wave; pulled in tail to give the board excellent hold on rail all the way through fully committed arcs; a more aggressive and versatile design than that of the original Greased Pig

HD | Ideal for small scale waves; incredible back foot control through on-rail full-speed cutties. Swallow to keep it looser or hip squash is where it’s at for a more pivoty snappy feel.

Todd’s picks for traction, fins, & other board essentials

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Popular DimensionsVolumeRider Weight
5’6″ x 18 1/2″ x 2″22LRider weight: 110-150 lb / 49-68 kg
5’8″ x 18 7/8″ x 2 3/16″ 23.6LRider weight: 130-160 lb / 58-72 kg
5’8″ x 18 3/4″ x 2 1/4″25.8LRider weight: 135-170 lb / 61-77 kg
5’9″ x 19″ x 2 3/8″27.2LRider weight: 140-180 lb / 63-81 kg
5’10” x 19″ x 2 1/4″25.6LRider weight: 135-170 lb / 61-77 kg
5’10” x 18 7/8″ x 2 3/8″27.8LRider weight: 140-200 lb/ 63-91 kg
5’10” x 19 3/8″ x 2 3/8″27.6LRider weight: 140-200 lb/ 63-91 kg
6’0″ x 19″ x 2 3/8″28.4LRider weight: 140-200 lb/ 63-91 kg
6’0″ x 19 1/4″ x 2 3/8″28.2LRider weight: 140-180 lb / 63-81 kg
6’0″ x 19 1/2″ x 2 9/16″31.6LRider weight: 160-200 lb/ 72-91 kg
6’0″ x 19 3/4″ x 2 5/8″ 35LRider weight: 170-210 lb / 77-95 kg
6’2″ x 19 1/2″ x 2 1/2″30.9LRider weight: 150-190 lb / 68-86 kg
6’4″ x 19 5/8″ x 2 9/16″32.7LRider weight: 160-200 lb/ 72-91 kg
6’6″ x 20″ x 2 5/8″35LRider weight: 170-210 lb / 77-95 kg

Ride this board 2-3 inches shorter, 3/8” –1/2” wider, and 1/16” thicker than your standard “good waves” shortboard

construction options & pricing

Polyester/Polyurethane

$725+
traditional foam & fiberglass - starting at ...

Proxy epoxy/EPS

$875+
3-5 x the strength & durability of a poly, lighterweight & slightly more buoyant

Carbon Footprint

$1025+
stringerless Proxy epoxy with carbon reinforced rails

Titanium II Series

$1025+
any of our Proxy epoxy iterations with the additiona of strategically placed carbon/kevlar mesh

a word from the shaper:

it is unreal on small days and still rips when the waves get decent to good as well. I have been doing more of them recently with a few new tweaks and the board is just a truly classic easy to ride, quick to get speed drivey, big buckets fun machine.

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how to get your board

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@bryan_perez_14 lights up a Latin American pointbreak with style, flow...and buckets. 
6’4” x 19 1/8” x 2 11/16” 32.8L 
#Flyinlionsurfboard slight step-up
Bryan is 21 yrs old, 6’2”, 190lbs. 
🎥 @gordino_el_salvador_

@bryan_perez_14 lights up a Latin American pointbreak with style, flow…and buckets.
6’4” x 19 1/8” x 2 11/16” 32.8L
#Flyinlionsurfboard slight step-up
Bryan is 21 yrs old, 6’2”, 190lbs.
🎥 @gordino_el_salvador_

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In the works: A collaboration with East Coast photographer extraordinaire @tony.arruza seagull images on a fish. Have a wonderful day everybody...may you fly free as a bird in the sky and move swift as a fish in the water.

In the works: A collaboration with East Coast photographer extraordinaire @tony.arruza seagull images on a fish. Have a wonderful day everybody…may you fly free as a bird in the sky and move swift as a fish in the water.

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...To the King. Instagram post 17888544905083553

…To the King.

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Oh snap! ...(or I should say, “Holy long sweeping elegant arcs!”) - The #Holyrollersurfboard outline and rails has fused with the #Falconv2surfboard rocker and bottom for an extreme reverse vee to deep spiral tri-fecta concaves, future forward millenial kingdom kinda glide groove to bucket town. For Eric to get pitted and displace tub size chunks on setting #2 at Kelly’s pool.

Oh snap! …(or I should say, “Holy long sweeping elegant arcs!”) – The #Holyrollersurfboard outline and rails has fused with the #Falconv2surfboard rocker and bottom for an extreme reverse vee to deep spiral tri-fecta concaves, future forward millenial kingdom kinda glide groove to bucket town. For Eric to get pitted and displace tub size chunks on setting #2 at Kelly’s pool.

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10 years ago when I first went to El Salvador, this local kid was 11 years old and lived right on the point with his family. There was literally nothing around; a very humble existence, I’d imagine life had not been lived too much differently for hundreds of years at that stretch of beach. I remember Bryan and his brothers would take turns going over the falls on old brown boards that looked like they had been broken and ramshackle fixed a hundred times. They would scamper around hooting barefoot on the beach, and hunting down coconuts to share for hydration. I ran into him and his brothers on this latest trip and here’s how Bryan surfs now! He tried one of my personal boards I brought down and he went to town ...and, all the brothers have grown into fine, responsible young men that are quick to share a smile and pass on solid aloha vibes. Did you know that “El Salvador” means ‘The Saviour’. And “La Libertad” means ‘Liberty’...
6’2” x 19 1/4” x 2 5/8” 32.5L thumbtail #G471surfboard 
@bryan_perez_14 is 21/6'2"/185lb
🎥 @kevinsurfpz

10 years ago when I first went to El Salvador, this local kid was 11 years old and lived right on the point with his family. There was literally nothing around; a very humble existence, I’d imagine life had not been lived too much differently for hundreds of years at that stretch of beach. I remember Bryan and his brothers would take turns going over the falls on old brown boards that looked like they had been broken and ramshackle fixed a hundred times. They would scamper around hooting barefoot on the beach, and hunting down coconuts to share for hydration. I ran into him and his brothers on this latest trip and here’s how Bryan surfs now! He tried one of my personal boards I brought down and he went to town …and, all the brothers have grown into fine, responsible young men that are quick to share a smile and pass on solid aloha vibes. Did you know that “El Salvador” means ‘The Saviour’. And “La Libertad” means ‘Liberty’…
6’2” x 19 1/4” x 2 5/8” 32.5L thumbtail #G471surfboard
@bryan_perez_14 is 21/6'2"/185lb
🎥 @kevinsurfpz

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Sszzzaaahhwwwwraaaacckkk!!! ...is what it sounds like when done properly. @petemendia wracking claws on a 6’1” x 19” x 2 5/8” 32.5L #Superaboundsurfboard

#Repost @petemendia 
📷 @juanmunozphoto @billabong_usa @billabong  @gardenoflife @crowdcontrolsurf @nomadsurfshop @electric_surf @sushijoflorida @freak_traction

Sszzzaaahhwwwwraaaacckkk!!! …is what it sounds like when done properly. @petemendia wracking claws on a 6’1” x 19” x 2 5/8” 32.5L #Superaboundsurfboard

#Repost @petemendia
📷 @juanmunozphoto @billabong_usa @billabong @gardenoflife @crowdcontrolsurf @nomadsurfshop @electric_surf @sushijoflorida @freak_traction

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