This board, as well as all of Shaper Billy Austin’s boards, is 100% contest-inspired. The highest skilled riders will benefit the most from this shape. The focus on this particular shape is huge airs, hence the “Forced V, Channel Bottom Quad”. The contest surfer, as well as the next up-and-comer, will benefit the most on this board. Ocean surfers will love the dual-sport versatility. This board has paddled into 12′ Tamarac.