After spending much of 2020 at home the Joistik team head to a very uncrowded Bali for some much needed waves and relaxation. Limited travel can now occur between Tokyo to Bali via Jakarta with a visa and a negative Covid test. Ren, Reo, Paisen, Agus and Oney all ride
Absolutely frothing on how Shaun Gossmann's new quiver came out. The Primary trio includes an all time favourite 5'10 x 18 1/2 x 2 3/8 Silent Savage, a 5'9 1/2 x 18 5/8 x 2 3/8 new Vertrix2 mod with a wide fish tail and a 5'9 1/2 x 18
Paddled 4 loops of Long Reef Headland 26km today on my prone board for the Virtual Molokai 2020
This year the M2O 16 mile race was held over the weekend of July 24-26th as a virtual community paddling event. Congratulations to all of the paddlers - what a great day!
21 year old Hurley rider Daiki Tanaka picked up a new quiver for the upcoming WSL season. Daiki hails from Fukuoka in Japan and is a hugely promising, stylish surfer. He is currently in 223rd place on the WQS. Watch Daiki test drive the Vertrix2 and MindJar at Dbah. Daiki
Watch Joistik Surfboards team rider Reo Kanao ride the Vertrix2 model and visit The Glass Lab in a new episode of Surfers Pro Japan on the Gold Coast. Reo is pumped for a big year and he is soon to join the cast of the Netflix show Terrace House Tokyo
Breath in the Moment is a documentary film produced by Japanese young professional surfers and Joistik team riders, Dai Wako and Reo Kanao.
Four surfers spend one month living in a motorhome, traveling around Morocco, France and Iceland. During the journey they learn to live in the moment, experience different cultures
These Gold Coast winter mornings are so epic. The sun breaking through with some warmth at a secluded peak on the Goldy.
Shaun Gossmann is absolutely ripping on his 5'10 PU Silent Savage models. He has the Silent Savage in PU and EPS Karboload Tech in a number of variations, which
14 years on from founding Joistik Surfboards I look back at some of the highlights from an exciting journey.
I continue to derive great pleasure from my surfboard designing and shaping and am of course ever grateful and indebted to all the shapers and surfers who have, and who will
The Shadow Boxer is a modern take on the performance short board, rock solid when there's some energy in the water. New team rider Dai Wako tests the new model at a secret left on Simeulue Island. Dai rides his Shadow Boxer at 5'7 x 18 3/8 x 2 1/4 (23.32L).
We been pushing Karboload Technology to its limits and testing it in competition, all waves and conditions. The result is a lightweight, lively and highly responsive surfboard that feels amazing and is built to last.
I also spent time on the Goldy with Sel and Mar to fine tune the technology, reflect on the last