Firewire Surfboard Reviews

Surfboard Reviews from the Surf Station on all the latest Channel Islands, Lost and Firewire Surfboards.

Introducing the El Tomo Fish Surfboard

January 29, 2020 1 min read

The El Tomo fish is a redux of the classic Tomo Fighter Jet Fish. This time with a dedicated quad-fin set up, for maximum versatility. It is designed to excel in the smaller end of the wave range, when conditions lack power and require some extra inspiration.
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Rob Machado's Seaside & Beyond Surfboard

November 08, 2019 2 min read 2 Comments

At the time Rob was riding this seven footer a lot, and for the past year, he’s continued to swap mostly between it and his original Helium Seaside.

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Slater Designs No Brainer Florida Groveler

October 05, 2019 1 min read

The Firewire No Brainer is the latest surfboard from Slater Designs by Dan Mann. The shape features a single to double concave bottom contour with flatter rocker which is designed to be able to go fast even in small mushy waves like we have in Florida most of the time.
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The Seaside at Seaside - Rob Machado's new Helium shape by Firewire Surfboards

October 01, 2019 3 min read

The Seaside is about refining… less area in the tail, narrowing the tips of the swallow, creating more curve and narrowing the nose. All elements for ripping while the Go Fish stays cruisey and fun. They’re both in my van all the time.
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Firewire FRK Surfboard Review

July 23, 2019 1 min read

This board is solid off the bottom and the round tail surprised me how easy it surfed in the pocket. The FRK is a true HPSB and due to its sensitivity I recommend it for solid intermediate to pro level surfers. This board shines in 3-8’ surf and likes a wave with curve and power.
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Firewire: FST Technology

March 27, 2019 1 min read

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Firewire: Helium Technology

March 21, 2019 1 min read

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Firewire: TimberTek

March 20, 2019 1 min read

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Firewire: Linear Flex Technology (LFT)

March 20, 2019 1 min read

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The FRK by Kelly Slater and Dan Mann

March 15, 2019 1 min read 9 Comments

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Kelly Slater Talks Algae Traction

December 26, 2018 1 min read

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Swell of the Winter - Tomo on the Hydronaut in California

December 26, 2018 1 min read

Daniel Thomson flew in and flew out. Landed on a Sunday with a Hydronaut, surfed for three straight days, and flew out on Thursday. The Hydronaut is Tomo's first step-up dedicated to powerful waves. We're anxious to finally release this shape for the first time after years of refinement by Tomo because this model has earned a cult-like following over the past several years since Tomo first made it public.
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