BIG CHIEF

Developed specifically for heavier surfers and/or those that surf more off their rail

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Developed specifically for heavier surfers and/or those that surf more off their rail; this is the shortboard you can rip on and not sink on. Heavier surfers and those that grew up surfing during the 80’s era tend to surf more with their rails than off their fins. So the fuller rails of this design are essential for a board that “pushes back” and drives through turns. Increased volume, especially under the chest, affords ease in paddling. A versatile rocker and a single-to-double concave bottom generates incredible speed in the small stuff, yet maintains the essential responsiveness for quick direction changes in the pocket. There’s a slight vee off the back fin that gives the board a positive directional hold through turns.

A versatile rocker and a single-to-double concave bottom generates incredible speed in the small stuff, yet maintains the essential responsiveness for quick direction changes in the pocket.

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

Power Broker

Andy Irons Dakine Traction

Octopus Chippa Traction

Popular DimensionsVolumeRider Weight
6’5” x 20″ x 2 3/4”36.75LRider weight: 175-205 lb / 79-92 kg
6’6″ x 20 1/2″ x 2 3/4″38.5LRider weight: 175-215 lb / 79-97 kg
6’8″ x 20 1/2″ x 2 7/8″40.35LRider weight: 195-220 lb / 88-99 kg
6’8″ x 20 5/8″ x 3″43.2LRider weight: 195-240 lb / 88-108 kg
6’10” x 21″ x 3″48.9LRider weight: 200-250 lb / 90-113 kg
6’10” x 20″ x 2 5/8″+40LRider weight: 185-220 lb/ 83-99 kg
7’0″ x 21″ x 2 7/8″44.85LRider weight: 195-240 lb / 88-108 kg
7’0″ x 20 3/4″ x 2 7/8″42.2LRider weight: 185-230 lb / 83-104 kg
7’2″ x 21 1/2″ x 3″48.7LRider weight: 185-250 lb / 83-113 kg
7’6″ x 21″ x 3″49LRider weight: 185-250 lb / 83-113 kg
7’6″ x 21 3/4″ x 3 1/8″52.8LRider weight: 220-265 lb / 99-120 kg
7’8″ x 21 3/4″ x 3 1/8″56.2LRider weight: 230-270 lb / 104-122 kg
7’10” x 22″ x 3 1/8″57LRider weight: 230-270 lb / 104-122 kg

all boards can be completely customized during custom order process

construction options & pricing

Polyester/Polyurethane

$900+
traditional foam & fiberglass - starting at ...

Proxy epoxy/EPS

$1050+
3-5 x the strength & durability of a poly, lighterweight & slightly more buoyant

Carbon Footprint

$1250+
stringerless Proxy epoxy with carbon reinforced rails

Titanium II Series

$1250+
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

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Stoked surfer reports: this just in >> “Hi Charissa, I absolutely love my board. I think the dims are perfect! I’m curious to see what Todd would recommend for a step up for when the waves get bigger. Like overhead to double overhead. 
Thanks,
Brian” 49/5’7”/189lb/St. Augustine, FL 
Proxy epoxy Hideojet 20/30 5’7” x 20 1/2” x 2 11/16” 33.5L #hideoscillous #hideojet

Stoked surfer reports: this just in >> “Hi Charissa, I absolutely love my board. I think the dims are perfect! I’m curious to see what Todd would recommend for a step up for when the waves get bigger. Like overhead to double overhead.
Thanks,
Brian” 49/5’7”/189lb/St. Augustine, FL
Proxy epoxy Hideojet 20/30 5’7” x 20 1/2” x 2 11/16” 33.5L #hideoscillous #hideojet

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A ripper whose a rippin’ sander - this kid is headed to Indo…and he just finished sanding his last two #procco2030surfboard of a five-pak quiv he’s bringing to the infamous archipelago. Bon voyage @huntray284 get some tubes for us. We’ll see you on the other side of the gold rush.

A ripper whose a rippin’ sander – this kid is headed to Indo…and he just finished sanding his last two #procco2030surfboard of a five-pak quiv he’s bringing to the infamous archipelago. Bon voyage @huntray284 get some tubes for us. We’ll see you on the other side of the gold rush.

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This is what a legend turn looks like. Study it. Know it. Try and do it. @petemendia the only one who does ‘em like this…even in a wave pool… 
5’11” x 19 3/4” x 2 11/16” 33.3L #Velocimonsta2030 
Pete is 6’1” 190lbs. 
Full in the shaping room board breakdown coming soon…stay tuned. 
@billabong @billabong_usa @gardenoflife @nomadsurfshop @crowdcontrolsurf @sushijoflorida @electric_surf @freak_traction

This is what a legend turn looks like. Study it. Know it. Try and do it. @petemendia the only one who does ‘em like this…even in a wave pool…
5’11” x 19 3/4” x 2 11/16” 33.3L #Velocimonsta2030
Pete is 6’1” 190lbs.
Full in the shaping room board breakdown coming soon…stay tuned.
@billabong @billabong_usa @gardenoflife @nomadsurfshop @crowdcontrolsurf @sushijoflorida @electric_surf @freak_traction

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#velocimonsta2030 
This summer's most popular shortboard.

#velocimonsta2030
This summer's most popular shortboard.

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Today’s batch: 
a walk through of boards in process, explaining the what’s and who’s of the current custom boards being handmade in the free world…at our Ventura surfboard factory. Is yours in here? 
#Americansurfboardfactory

Today’s batch:
a walk through of boards in process, explaining the what’s and who’s of the current custom boards being handmade in the free world…at our Ventura surfboard factory. Is yours in here?
#Americansurfboardfactory

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This just in: @keepittropical dreamweaving through timetunnels in the land down under. 6’0” x 19” x 2 9/16” 29L #holyrollersurfboard 
Jarrah is 5’11”, 175Lbs. 
@salty_crew @yeti 

The Holy Roller is a fuller nosed, swept back and pulled in tail for getting deep in slabby tubes. It allows you to ride a shorter, more compact board in bigger waves. As opposed to a traditional step-up that would have more rail line and be like 6-12 inches longer. It holds volume down the center and through the the chest, and tops off with a groovy subtle beak nose to spark in early. 

proctorsurf.com/guns/holy-roller/

This just in: @keepittropical dreamweaving through timetunnels in the land down under. 6’0” x 19” x 2 9/16” 29L #holyrollersurfboard
Jarrah is 5’11”, 175Lbs.
@salty_crew @yeti

The Holy Roller is a fuller nosed, swept back and pulled in tail for getting deep in slabby tubes. It allows you to ride a shorter, more compact board in bigger waves. As opposed to a traditional step-up that would have more rail line and be like 6-12 inches longer. It holds volume down the center and through the the chest, and tops off with a groovy subtle beak nose to spark in early.

proctorsurf.com/guns/holy-roller/

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After a 2 year hiatus from doing board breakdowns, mostly just due to being inundated with boards, I’ve decided to make it a point (due to repeated requests) to break down the latest brainstorms and board models and design ideas as they hit me. Here’s an in-depth look at the Falcon 2 & Falcon 3, a versatile groveler and performance shortboard 2-pack that revisit the reverse vee design of the early 90’s, reimagined in an extreme format complemented by a high-powered deeply concaved engine through the fins. #falcon2surfboard #falcon3surfboard

After a 2 year hiatus from doing board breakdowns, mostly just due to being inundated with boards, I’ve decided to make it a point (due to repeated requests) to break down the latest brainstorms and board models and design ideas as they hit me. Here’s an in-depth look at the Falcon 2 & Falcon 3, a versatile groveler and performance shortboard 2-pack that revisit the reverse vee design of the early 90’s, reimagined in an extreme format complemented by a high-powered deeply concaved engine through the fins. #falcon2surfboard #falcon3surfboard

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South swell and a 6'0" x 19 5/8" x 2 11/16" 33.3L #falcon3surfboard

South swell and a 6'0" x 19 5/8" x 2 11/16" 33.3L #falcon3surfboard

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