SUPER-TYPHOON

a whippy fins-free, high performance board that also holds a rail in a drawn out arc

It’s a super drivey board that rides like it’s on ball-bearings, with controlled release through turns. Nick Rozsa discovers two approaches to the queen of the coast.  Photos: Papaleo
How the formation of a surprise SuperTyphoon inspired a board design. Todd Proctor & Nick Rozsa tell the story of how more rail line and rocker in good waves brings out more elegant lines in your surfing.
Pray for Surf: A SuperTyphoon Story
Baaaaaaah . . . phooooof – that’s what it sounds like // Jarrah Tutton. Bondi Beach, Australia. photo: Nick Sheffield.
It’s a super drivey board that rides like it’s on ball-bearings, with controlled release through turns. Nick Rozsa discovers two approaches to the queen of the coast.  Photos: Papaleo
We believe a board is more than just a board; it is so much more. Each one a unique phrase, a tune, a customized instrument, an otherworldly experience that finds its balance under the feet of the surfer it is designed for. -Todd
Pray for Surf: A SuperTyphoon Story
Todd Proctor and Nick Rozsa explain the Super Typhoon model in the shaping room.
Tommy O'Brien in Oxnard // photo: Steve Reyes
Nick Rozsa in the eye of the hurricane on his Super-Typhoon // photo: Houston
Nick Rozsa migrates north for winter
Nick Rozsa surfing Ventura County on his 5'11.75" x 18 3/8" x 2 5/16" Super-Typhoon
Nick Rozsa, Ventura County, CA // photo: Pete Taras. As seen on StabMag.com
Jarrah flyin' high on his Super-Typhoon
Jarrah trippin n flippin ... Typhoon livin....
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lacerator-typhoon.jpgThis has been a long-standing favorite for performance surfing when the waves get good. A perfect trip board. However, this year I’ve tweaked with the rocker a bit to give it that same good waves feel in less than perfect conditions.

So, if you want a whippy fins-free, super high performance board that also holds a rail in a drawn out arc; then this is the one.

This is the latest, most high performance shortboard design I’ve developed specifically with good waves in mind….the dream days, like an Indo trip or when the home spot is going off. This board has a lot of rocker throughout with a bit of flip off the tail for going beyond vert, upside down, fins out and backwards. It has a very deep even single concave with inset double running through the fins. There is also a slight concave running right off the tail to release the compressed water out the back. It also features a domier deck for increased paddling to get into waves early; and lower, harder edged rails to bite into the wave face and re-direct quicker through maneuvers.

The Super-Typhoon will hold a rail turn in the most classic sense throwing buckets, yet soar high and controlled while the fins fly. This is the Lamborghini of the line. For good waves and advanced surfers.

Want this board in it’s most versatile form yet for a wider range of waves? Just ask for the new inverted fulcrum version

…and just what is the inverted fulcrum all about? A shift in the rocker of the board at its center point; the place where it rocks back and forth; the point where it pendulates – I like to call it the spot that generates  the speed like a swiveling ball-bearing rhythm slingshotting you down the line. The inverted fulcrum takes an existing curve and creates a little kink or dip just ahead of the center point along the bottom. This shifts all the points on that curve down in the front half and up in the back half…which gives you a feeling like a skateboard always headed on the downslope. Constant steady drive through the dead spots, increased paddling ease, and a quicker, tighter radius arc on the wave face; i.e. Steeper and deeper through maneuvers. I’m finding that the “bumps” and “dips” and seeming irregularities in the rocker curves, if placed in the right spots, actually jibe with the wave better and project your board cross-grain to the natural gravity pull of the wave face…and that’s just where we all wanna be. Quicker, faster, easier. Let gravity work in your favor; invert the paradigm, shift the status quo; the future and the now are poles apart.

  • FIN CONFIGURATION: thruster
  • WAVE PREFERENCES: waist high to three feet overhead and good
  • AVAILABLE TAIL CONFIGURATIONS: squash, rounded squash, thumbtail, swallowtail
  • RECOMMENDED RIDER TYPES: high intermediate to expert
Todd’s picks for traction, fins, & other board essentials

Power Broker

Andy Irons Dakine Traction

Octopus Chippa Traction

Popular DimensionsVolumeRider Weight
5’10″ x 18 1/2″ x 2 5/16″24.8LRider weight: 145-165 lb / 65-75 kg
5’11″ x 18 7/8″ x 2 7/16″ Nick28LRider weight: 155-175 lb / 70-79 kg
6’0” x 18 5/8” x 2 5/16″25.8LRider weight: 155-175 lb / 70-79 kg
6’1” x 18 5/8” x 2 5/16″ 26.2LRider weight: 155-180 lb / 70-82 kg
6’2” x 18 3/4” x 2 3/8″27.4LRider weight: 165-185 lb / 74-84 kg
6’3” x 18 7/8” x 2 7/16″ 28.6LRider weight: 170-190 lb / 77-86 kg
6’4” x 19” x 2 1/2”29.8LRider weight: 175-195 lb / 79-88 kg
6’6” x 19 1/4” x 2 9/16″ 31.7LRider weight: 180-200 lb / 81-91 kg
6’8” x 20” x 2 3/4″35.9LRider weight: 190-220 lb / 86-100 kg
6’10” x 20 1/2” x 2 7/8” 39.3LRider weight: 195-230 lb / 88-104 kg

all board dimensions can be customized during custom order conversation with todd

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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The Super-Typhoon will hold a rail turn in the most classic sense throwing buckets, yet soar high and controlled while the fins fly. This is the Lamborghini of the line. For good waves and advanced surfers.
Jarrah Tutton. Bondi, Australia. photo: Sheffield
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how to get your board

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Custom Order & Detail your Board directly with Todd >>

Order Stock Quick >> 2 week build

Customize your Board >> in the Online Shop

He’ll give you breather holes, then you’ll be happy...you’re in a lovely room, you’re in a lovely room...
Dylan, at P-Pass, we dig what you’ve done with the place. 
6’2” x 18 7/8” x 2 1/2” #Supertyphoonsurfboard step-up

He’ll give you breather holes, then you’ll be happy…you’re in a lovely room, you’re in a lovely room…
Dylan, at P-Pass, we dig what you’ve done with the place.
6’2” x 18 7/8” x 2 1/2” #Supertyphoonsurfboard step-up

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Three cheers for the people. Those who have worked at diners or construction yards, have hung drywall, or pounded nails till blisters bled; the head down eyes focused sweat brow of a landscaper in 100 degree humid mosquito brush; the teased security guard at the mall walking a beat while absorbing the put downs from rich shoppers...all to save up enough coin to get some good boards and a ticket to somewhere they saw in The Surfers Journal
...where they will work as a surf guide or yoga instructor, or break bricks, or whatever it takes...no putting it away for a rainy day or a security net for the future...the brave souls living in the now...whether it be getting away for a weekend, 10 days, a month or a year, wherever it may be and even if it’s in your own backyard....go explore, find an empty peak, and relax as you square up off the bottom, take it all in just before it boxes out and you stand where time stands still just in that limitless moment. This is Dylan, he’s one of the people. Transfixed in the moment at P-Pass last week. 
Dylan rides a 5’11” x 18 7/8” x 2 1/2” #Supertyphoonsurfboard and a 6’2” x 18 7/8” x 2 9/16” (shown here) #Supertyphoonsurfboard slight step-up
He’s 20-something, 6’0”, 165lbs. 📷 @johnbarbs671 @pohnpei_surf_club

Three cheers for the people. Those who have worked at diners or construction yards, have hung drywall, or pounded nails till blisters bled; the head down eyes focused sweat brow of a landscaper in 100 degree humid mosquito brush; the teased security guard at the mall walking a beat while absorbing the put downs from rich shoppers…all to save up enough coin to get some good boards and a ticket to somewhere they saw in The Surfers Journal
…where they will work as a surf guide or yoga instructor, or break bricks, or whatever it takes…no putting it away for a rainy day or a security net for the future…the brave souls living in the now…whether it be getting away for a weekend, 10 days, a month or a year, wherever it may be and even if it’s in your own backyard….go explore, find an empty peak, and relax as you square up off the bottom, take it all in just before it boxes out and you stand where time stands still just in that limitless moment. This is Dylan, he’s one of the people. Transfixed in the moment at P-Pass last week.
Dylan rides a 5’11” x 18 7/8” x 2 1/2” #Supertyphoonsurfboard and a 6’2” x 18 7/8” x 2 9/16” (shown here) #Supertyphoonsurfboard slight step-up
He’s 20-something, 6’0”, 165lbs. 📷 @johnbarbs671 @pohnpei_surf_club

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A brand spanky new 6’2” x 18 3/4” x 2 1/2” 28.6L #Supertyphoonsurfboard slight step-up for Riley. Riley is a ripper. One day Riley says to me, “Eh Proc so I been growing you know and my feet are getting bigger, so I was thinking how about widen the tail a bit from the last one so I’m not stepping off the edge...?” I says, “Your right mate, can do, will do, shall do.” Riley is 18, 6’1”, 165lbs.
#customsurfboards
#equippingyouforthejourney
📷 @johnny_gonzales 


A brand spanky new 6’2” x 18 3/4” x 2 1/2” 28.6L #Supertyphoonsurfboard slight step-up for Riley. Riley is a ripper. One day Riley says to me, “Eh Proc so I been growing you know and my feet are getting bigger, so I was thinking how about widen the tail a bit from the last one so I’m not stepping off the edge…?” I says, “Your right mate, can do, will do, shall do.” Riley is 18, 6’1”, 165lbs.
#customsurfboards
#equippingyouforthejourney
📷 @johnny_gonzales 

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Two tickets for P-Pass: 
Dylan, equipped for a season of Pohnpei with a 5’11” x 18 7/8” x 2 1/2” #Supertyphoonsurfboard and a 6’2” x 18 7/8” x 2 5/8” #Supertyphoonsurfboard step-up
Dylan is 6’0”, 168lbs. charger.

Two tickets for P-Pass:
Dylan, equipped for a season of Pohnpei with a 5’11” x 18 7/8” x 2 1/2” #Supertyphoonsurfboard and a 6’2” x 18 7/8” x 2 5/8” #Supertyphoonsurfboard step-up
Dylan is 6’0”, 168lbs. charger.

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Just shaped ‘em: 
Two shooters for P-Pass.
5’11” x 18 7/8” x 2 7/16” 28.8L (center) #Supertyphoonsurfboard thumbtail in poly construction, and a 6’2” x 18 7/8” x 2 9/16” 29.9L (right) #Supertyphoonsurfboard slight step-up in poly construction. 
For Dylan, 20-something, 6’0”, 165lbs. ...and a #Holyrollersurfboard (left) for Salsa Brava. 5’11” x 18 5/8” x 2 7/16” 27.7L  in poly construction for Richie, 30-something, 5’10”, 165lbs. 
#forthepeople

Just shaped ‘em:
Two shooters for P-Pass.
5’11” x 18 7/8” x 2 7/16” 28.8L (center) #Supertyphoonsurfboard thumbtail in poly construction, and a 6’2” x 18 7/8” x 2 9/16” 29.9L (right) #Supertyphoonsurfboard slight step-up in poly construction.
For Dylan, 20-something, 6’0”, 165lbs. …and a #Holyrollersurfboard (left) for Salsa Brava. 5’11” x 18 5/8” x 2 7/16” 27.7L in poly construction for Richie, 30-something, 5’10”, 165lbs. 
#forthepeople

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6’0” x 18 3/4” x 2 3/8” 27.5L #Supertyphoonsurfboard for Riley 18, 6’0”, 165lbs. for North Shore ripping days, Cali, Australia, and Indo. 

6’0” x 18 3/4” x 2 3/8” 27.5L #Supertyphoonsurfboard for Riley 18, 6’0”, 165lbs. for North Shore ripping days, Cali, Australia, and Indo. 

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