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He’s also a master at packing volume into a board for us big guys yet still retaining a board high performance abilitie

Hi Charissa,

Hope you’re doing great. First, I want to say thank you to Todd for shaping me another insane board. The Monstafish looks fantastic and rides even better. I have to say I think it’s the fastest board I’ve ever ridden, almost too fast, I’ve found on a wide open face it generates so much speed that I have to tail stall or drag my hand to burn off a little speed before turning to keep from getting bucked off the board. Once I figured that out, it rips unreal turns, especially for a fish.

Todd’s really got something going with his bottom contours, concave and rockers. He’s also a master at packing volume into a board for us big guys yet still retaining a board high performance abilities. I’ve had some nice fish’s over the years but this one is hands down off the charts. The whole experience of ordering boards with you guys is simply best in class from start to finish.

With that said, I’m looking to get another board shaped and figured I’d bounce this one off of you and Todd for feedback. I’m continuing to lose weight and am on a very aggressive training regiment which has improved my conditioning and am surfing more which has been building my confidence to ride bigger waves again. With that in mind, I’d like to have Todd shape me a step-up board for overhead plus surf. I know you guys have the Monstachief Step-up model, but I really like the Holy Roller a lot, it reminds me of a board I used to have that worked very well for me on several of my trips to Central America. The beaked nose, lower rails and thinned out tail are all attributes that board had and made it such a blast to ride in big waves. So, I wanted to see what Todd thought about making a big guy version of the Holy Roller for me at 8’ long or perhaps a version of the Monstachief Step-up that fuses these two board elements together. I used to ride my step-ups between 7’ – 7’ 6” but have definitely come to prefer a little longer, wider, thicker and higher volume boards and certainly have no issues turning them.
I look forward to your feedback and getting up a phone/sSkype consultation to start the order moving.
Sean 53/6’4″/255-260 | 7’0″ x 23 3/4″ x 3 3/8″ Proxy epoxy super-duty Monstafish