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The "Sabo_TAJ" is the result of ongoing design development between Taj Burrow and Matt Biolos. Meant to perform in the widest range of conditions by minimalistic means, and essentially provide Taj a one board weapon for his last minute, whirlwind travels ...where theres no time, space or desire to pack a proper quiver. The Sabo_Taj is equally at home in 2' shore break as 8' Indo, and everything in between. Taj rides it 1" shorter, but a touch wider, than his typical #Pro_formance short board, but depending on your preferred use, it can be ridden even a bit shorter (or much longer) for various, and equally effective degrees of diversity and fun. We began with the …Lost Rock-Up chassis, and made refinements and tweaks (based off TBs input and feedback over several boards) until it became its own entity altogether. From the Rock-Up, to Round Up, to the Mini Driver, and more than 10 years of developing shorter, wide nose, low entry "quiver killing" travel boards, we feel like this is the best one yet.
The Sabo_TAJ features a modest, overall rocker that is "shifted back", so that the entry is low, fast and drivey. The tail rocker has the curve and release of a high performance step up for tight radius whip and control. The rail line creates a shallow concave under and between feet to add lift and freedom, but zeros out in the nose and tail, to keep things catch free, forgiving, settled and precise. Theres a slight double concave cutting through the tail rocker which adds lift and speed in smaller waves, as well as drive in larger ones. The outline, with its noticeably wider than average nose (and a pulled in round tail) is semi elliptical and continuously curving, lending a feeling of catch free ease. Combined with the low entry rocker,this outline enables the board to be ridden quite short. The tail is pulled in "late", but still features enough surface area in the fin area, under the rear foot, to be surfed fast and radical in every day waves, while the narrow tail tip holds in solid surf and tube riding, when asked. Powerful Indo reef waves, punchy beach breaks, compact slabs, lined up points or even soft lumpy rollers, the Sabo_TAJ provides effective consistency, with the ability to be pushed to reckless and radical Taj Burrow levels, in nearly all conditions.
*Surfboard Disclaimer: Fiberglass Surfboards are not indestructible. Most are man-made, and are known to sometimes contain minor blemishes such as burned glass from the board shaper, unequal coloring from the glassing process, cosmetic scratches, etc. The Surf Station is not liable to compensate for these small imperfections as they will not damper the performance or structural integrity of the surfboard. The cosigner accepts these terms upon checkout.
If a surfboard happens to be damaged where the durability of the board is affected, sufficient evidence must be provided (photos of box & board).
The Surf Station will NOT offer a return for any international orders under any circumstances.
While damages are very rare, our company will work with the cosigner in a fair and efficient manner.
The Lost Surfboard brand began in 1985 with now legendary shaper Matt Biolos and a bunch of school friends started up 'team lost' that would spend their time between snowboarding at Mt. Baldy, skateboarding in Upland at the Pipeline and surfing Dana Point. Team Lost scribbled their name on books, shirts, tables and eventually, a clothing brand was born. In 1987 Lost Head Shaper Matt Biolos began sanding surfboards fresh out of high school. Adopting the name "Mayhem" (an ode to the second model he shaped). Matt 'Mayhem' Biolos shaped 20 boards his first year. Not too many people were ordering boards from “Mayhem” yet, so to make money he continued to sand surfboards and began to paint designs on them along with a handwritten LOST wherever he could. Surfers like Christian Fletcher and Matt Archbold were getting Biolos paint jobs. Working with some big shaping names in the California scene like Timmy Patterson, Jim Fuller, Terry Senate, and Randy Sleigh and getting plenty of feedback from top surfers, his shaping ability was able to develop and from there grew the Lost Brand into a world wide phenomenon.