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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.

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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

Travis Becknann New York gaffe on a chilly winter Travis Becknann New York gaffe on a chilly winter morning // Apex 5'10 x 18 7/8 x 2 5/16 26.13 L // 6'1"/170-175 lb #apexsurfboard @disguy_riteheya

Travis Becknann New York gaffe on a chilly winter morning // Apex 5'10 x 18 7/8 x 2 5/16 26.13 L // 6'1"/170-175 lb #apexsurfboard @disguy_riteheya

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Two of the sickest little sleds around heading to Two of the sickest little sleds around heading to Panama for Marco 5'8 x 19 1/8 x 2 1/4 #carbonfootprint #monstasurfboard & 5'11 x 18 7/8 x 2 5/16 #apexsurfboard / #g4+ #americansurfboardfactory #hydrodynamics

Two of the sickest little sleds around heading to Panama for Marco 5'8 x 19 1/8 x 2 1/4 #carbonfootprint #monstasurfboard & 5'11 x 18 7/8 x 2 5/16 #apexsurfboard / #g4+ #americansurfboardfactory #hydrodynamics

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Toshiyuki swinging by on a trip from Japan for a d Toshiyuki swinging by on a trip from Japan for a duplicate of his magic 5’11” x 18 1/2” x 2 1/4” 25.35L #apexsurfboard can you #duplicateamagicboard ? Yes we do, all the time

Toshiyuki swinging by on a trip from Japan for a duplicate of his magic 5’11” x 18 1/2” x 2 1/4” 25.35L #apexsurfboard can you #duplicateamagicboard ? Yes we do, all the time

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#duplicatemagicboard #2 headed for Sheldon in Kail #duplicatemagicboard #2 headed for Sheldon in Kailua-Kona 5'6" x 17 7/8" x 2 1/8" 21.6L Apex | 32/5'7"/130lb/11 yrs surfing daily/for Hawaiian reef & Indo #apexsurfboard #proxyepoxy #tahitianteal #resintint

#duplicatemagicboard #2 headed for Sheldon in Kailua-Kona 5'6" x 17 7/8" x 2 1/8" 21.6L Apex | 32/5'7"/130lb/11 yrs surfing daily/for Hawaiian reef & Indo #apexsurfboard #proxyepoxy #tahitianteal #resintint

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Stoked surfer reports >> this just in: "Hey Todd! Stoked surfer reports >> this just in: "Hey Todd! I did a comp today and took the win! I've been using the epoxy and it's been working so well!! I was riding it at lowers on Wednesday and Peter King was down there filming and put me in an edit on the WSL. Thank you so much for the boards!! I'm absolutely loving them :)" - Bethany @bethany.zelasko 
Special thanks to @peterkingphoto for shooting these waves. We think Bethany is a very special young lady  with a deep well of talent, and a kind heart. We want to see her positive, thankful light shine bright out there in this world.
5’5 1/2” x 18 3/8” x 2 1/8” 22.2L #flyinlionsurfboard with #apexsurfboard outline in stringerless epoxy #exoskeletonsurfboard construction 
Bethany is 18/5’4”/125lb

Stoked surfer reports >> this just in: "Hey Todd! I did a comp today and took the win! I've been using the epoxy and it's been working so well!! I was riding it at lowers on Wednesday and Peter King was down there filming and put me in an edit on the WSL. Thank you so much for the boards!! I'm absolutely loving them :)" – Bethany @bethany.zelasko
Special thanks to @peterkingphoto for shooting these waves. We think Bethany is a very special young lady with a deep well of talent, and a kind heart. We want to see her positive, thankful light shine bright out there in this world.
5’5 1/2” x 18 3/8” x 2 1/8” 22.2L #flyinlionsurfboard with #apexsurfboard outline in stringerless epoxy #exoskeletonsurfboard construction
Bethany is 18/5’4”/125lb

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Low riding in my DeLorean on a Tuesday afternoon # Low riding in my DeLorean on a Tuesday afternoon #nickrozsa @salty_beards 🎥 @chris_papaleo 
G4+ | Monsta v2 carbon footprint | Apex
#g4surfboard #carbonfootprintsurfboard #monstasurfboard #apexsurfboard

Low riding in my DeLorean on a Tuesday afternoon #nickrozsa @salty_beards 🎥 @chris_papaleo
G4+ | Monsta v2 carbon footprint | Apex
#g4surfboard #carbonfootprintsurfboard #monstasurfboard #apexsurfboard

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Toshiyuki with something new / something old. Visi Toshiyuki with something new / something old. Visiting from Japan to pickup his new 5'10 x 18 5/8 x 2 1/4 #g4surfboard and brought his 5'11 x 18 1/2 x 2 1/4 25.36L #apexsurfboard along for the ride. Custom art designed by Toshi #enjoythejourney

Toshiyuki with something new / something old. Visiting from Japan to pickup his new 5'10 x 18 5/8 x 2 1/4 #g4surfboard and brought his 5'11 x 18 1/2 x 2 1/4 25.36L #apexsurfboard along for the ride. Custom art designed by Toshi #enjoythejourney

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Rob's 6'0 x 19 x 2 9/16 #proxyepoxy #apexsurfboard Rob's 6'0 x 19 x 2 9/16 #proxyepoxy #apexsurfboard with Carbon stringer patch + composite stringer #Boardsforthejourney #americansurfboardfactory

Rob's 6'0 x 19 x 2 9/16 #proxyepoxy #apexsurfboard with Carbon stringer patch + composite stringer #Boardsforthejourney #americansurfboardfactory

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