apex

a good airboard with lots of speed down the line and likes to project out of the lip

the APEX Extended // a new performance shape for average waves

Todd Proctor & Nick Rozsa brainstorm a new performance shape for average waves.

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An all-around high performance shortboard; a conglomeration of design aspects from the Blackbird, Super-Typhoon and Ghost models all synthesized into one versatile compact shape.

The entry rocker is lower like that of the Ghost, allowing for early entry into waves and quick speed down the line. The rocker is surprisingly steep through the midsection of the board; the apex of the rocker peaking at dead center….much like that of the Supertypoon; this gives the board a nice swivelly almost ball-bearing like feel, immediately climbing it high and tight straight into the lippy power part of the wave.

The concaves are heavy throughout and increase in depth as the water runs through the bottom of the board…..this creates incredible speed, but with 100% hold no matter how hard you push it off the bottom or through turns. Has a nice progressive release out of the back of the wave when you want it to though.

The Apex is typically ridden the same height as the surfer, and a touch wider (1/8″ – 1/4″) than a good waves/ travel shortboard. If you’re favorite travel board/ “good waves” board is the blackbird or supertyphoon then you will love this model as it’s the ‘everyday’ performance version.

This is a good airboard with lots of speed down the line and likes to project out of the lip.

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

Power Broker

Andy Irons Dakine Traction

Octopus Chippa Traction

Popular DimensionsVolumeRider Weight
5’6″ x 17 7/8″ x 2 1/8″21.6LRider weight: 125-145 lb / 56-66 kg
5’9″ x 18 1/2″ x 2 1/4″24.9LRider weight: 135-170 lb / 61-77 kg
5’10” x 18 5/8″ x 2 5/16″ 25.9LRider weight: 145-175 lb / 65-79 kg
6’0” x 18 3/4” x 2 5/16”27.3LRider weight: 150-180 lb / 68-82 kg
6’1” x 18 7/8” x 2 3/8”28.3LRider weight: 155-185 lb / 70-84 kg
6’2” x 19” x 2 3/8” 29LRider weight: 160-190 lb / 72-86 kg
6’4” x 19 1/8” x 2 7/16”30.5LRider weight: 170-200 lb / 77-91 kg
6’6” x 19 3/4″ x 2 5/8” 34.5LRider weight: 180-210 lb / 81-95 kg
6’8” x 20” x 2 3/4” 37.2LRider weight: 190-230 lb / 86-104 kg
6’10” x 20 1/4” x 2 7/8” 40.2LRider weight: 200-240 lb / 90-109 kg

typically ridden the same height as the surfer, and a touch wider (1/8″ – 1/4″) than a good waves/ travel 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
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how to get your board

ordering options

Ready to Ship >> from Stock

Custom Order & Detail your Board directly with Todd >>

Order Stock Quick >> 2 week build

Customize your Board >> in the Online Shop

Andrew’s 6’1” x 19 7/8” x 2 3/4” 34L #Falconv2surfboard in teamlite epoxy with high density foam stringer. Andrew is 48, 5’10”, 200lbs. great surfer from South Africa now living in Cali.

Andrew’s 6’1” x 19 7/8” x 2 3/4” 34L #Falconv2surfboard in teamlite epoxy with high density foam stringer. Andrew is 48, 5’10”, 200lbs. great surfer from South Africa now living in Cali.

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This just in: A new interview just hit from the premier newspaper of Ventura County, The VC Reporter...here are two excerpts from that interview now available on newsstands: 

I’ve heard that surfing has grown in popularity the past year. Have you seen that as well?

“I’ve seen a lot of hurting people this year. With what’s going on globally, people are feeling the strain of pressures being placed on them that they’ve never experienced before. Many people are needing hope. And of all the people groups all over the planet, I’ve seen surfers being the one’s to consider the risks, and have decided to not agree with the lies being perpetrated towards them. Surfers have continued to go surfing, to remain outdoors, to breath the free air of creation, have remained healthy, and are riding waves, sharing hoots and slapping high fives like they always have. This to me is very encouraging; to see a subculture not live in fear and to continue living life. I think this is why surfing is thriving during a time when much of the world has gone into hiding.”

Anything else you might like to share with our readers that I haven’t touched upon?

“The real reason Gavin Newsom opened the beaches is because when the first good swell hit on July 4th of last year, surfers went en masse and surfed like they always have. Because we knew the truth, we all went surfing. And there was nothing anyone could do to stop it. ‘The man’ had to open the beaches. And no surfers got sick. No surfers died. Surfers have thrived over the last year. And we did what we’ve done best for a very long time. And that is to not let ‘the man’ push us around. The rest of the world could take notes from the surfers.”
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A couple photos from during the midst of the Covid lockdown; Ricky at Malibu and Pete in mainland Mexico during the infamous July 4th 2020 swell.
Malibu photo @_brandoncphoto

This just in: A new interview just hit from the premier newspaper of Ventura County, The VC Reporter…here are two excerpts from that interview now available on newsstands:

I’ve heard that surfing has grown in popularity the past year. Have you seen that as well?

“I’ve seen a lot of hurting people this year. With what’s going on globally, people are feeling the strain of pressures being placed on them that they’ve never experienced before. Many people are needing hope. And of all the people groups all over the planet, I’ve seen surfers being the one’s to consider the risks, and have decided to not agree with the lies being perpetrated towards them. Surfers have continued to go surfing, to remain outdoors, to breath the free air of creation, have remained healthy, and are riding waves, sharing hoots and slapping high fives like they always have. This to me is very encouraging; to see a subculture not live in fear and to continue living life. I think this is why surfing is thriving during a time when much of the world has gone into hiding.”

Anything else you might like to share with our readers that I haven’t touched upon?

“The real reason Gavin Newsom opened the beaches is because when the first good swell hit on July 4th of last year, surfers went en masse and surfed like they always have. Because we knew the truth, we all went surfing. And there was nothing anyone could do to stop it. ‘The man’ had to open the beaches. And no surfers got sick. No surfers died. Surfers have thrived over the last year. And we did what we’ve done best for a very long time. And that is to not let ‘the man’ push us around. The rest of the world could take notes from the surfers.”
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A couple photos from during the midst of the Covid lockdown; Ricky at Malibu and Pete in mainland Mexico during the infamous July 4th 2020 swell.
Malibu photo @_brandoncphoto

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I think I heard a shot!! 
Young 14 yr old phenom @k_epic_mendia_ fires one across the bow of power surfing’s future. 
@petemendia @a.men.3 
@billabong_usa @billabong @gardenoflife @dragonalliance @nomadsurfshop @stancesocks @jo_bistro @shadesunscreen

I think I heard a shot!!
Young 14 yr old phenom @k_epic_mendia_ fires one across the bow of power surfing’s future.
@petemendia @a.men.3
@billabong_usa @billabong @gardenoflife @dragonalliance @nomadsurfshop @stancesocks @jo_bistro @shadesunscreen

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Thursday factory walk through

Thursday factory walk through

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7’2” x 21” x 3” 50L #Pelicanmidlength for Pat who is celebrating 10 yrs of sobriety. Well done Pat!! Live free!!

7’2” x 21” x 3” 50L #Pelicanmidlength for Pat who is celebrating 10 yrs of sobriety. Well done Pat!! Live free!!

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Our kind...of people: “Hey Todd, I need a step-up to my 7’0” for those big swell days at C-Street when there’s all that current, so I can sit out the back and catch the sets. Maybe a fuller nose and a narrower, thinned out tail so I can get a lot of bite on my bottom turns and hold a nice long clean arc on the open face.” - Bob
8’0” x 23” x 3 1/4” 65L #Bullpinsurfboard ...here ya go Bob, see you out there yew!! 
#powertothepeople
#saltoftheearth
#informedconsent
#myboardmychoice

Our kind…of people: “Hey Todd, I need a step-up to my 7’0” for those big swell days at C-Street when there’s all that current, so I can sit out the back and catch the sets. Maybe a fuller nose and a narrower, thinned out tail so I can get a lot of bite on my bottom turns and hold a nice long clean arc on the open face.” – Bob
8’0” x 23” x 3 1/4” 65L #Bullpinsurfboard …here ya go Bob, see you out there yew!!
#powertothepeople
#saltoftheearth
#informedconsent
#myboardmychoice

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Simply put, I just love these two with all my heart.

Simply put, I just love these two with all my heart.

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