Surfersvillage LIVE on Facebook
Drop in for an exclusive, honest tech talk and boardshort review
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 12 April, 2017 - Lost in a sea of marketing terminology that doesn’t deliver any real information? Rest easy. On Thursday April 13 at 4pm France time (10am New York, 7 am California) SurfersVillage will take their annual technical boardshort review and broadcast LIVE on Facebook a detailed run down on twelve new high-performance boardies.
Viewers will be able to send in their questions and get answers from our expert editorial staff. We’ll even advise which type of boardie is best suited for your particular needs. Are $150 board shorts worth the price? Find out.
“While things like welded seams and non-velcro lycra flys are important to a performance board short, they don’t always justify the price” said Gear Editor Bryan Dickerson. “It’s important to know what kind of boardies you need for your summer. There’s no point in dropping big bucks on the latest technical advancements if you’re just hanging out poolside knocking back beers. Likewise, a pair of cheap boardies can rub you raw and put an end to your summer dream trip.”
To bring you the best information SurfersVillage looked closest at the most important components in board shorts: Material and seam construction as well as stitching, waistband, fly and pocket design.
In this edition, Body Glove, Roark Revival, Superbrand, Quiksilver, Billabong, Hurley, La Stage, Sen No Sen, O’Neill, Vissla, Reef and Rhythm
What kind of seams give you ball rash? What is the lightest material? Does stretch matter? Tune in as we answer these questions and offer advice. This is not a paid advertising section on Surfersvillage.