Erik explains the design process behind Portal’s first board, the Barra. An in depth look at what an ideal standup surfboard should be.
Summer Glide – Costa Rica on a Popdart from The Progression Project on Vimeo. I’ve been sitting on writing the full review of the Popdart from L-41 for a bit now. I didn’t want to write it until I felt that I understood the board, and have always felt that the board had so much […]
The Progression Project East Coast tour has given me a glimpse of the real folks who paddle surf. It’s been hugely beneficial to see where you are in the progression curve and hear what you love about the sport. I’m stoked that a resounding theme has been embracing the race to the bottom and flattered that many […]
Yeah… I’m frothing to surf this baby! Kirk recommended 2×6 glassing on the deck, 1×6 on the bottom and carbon rails. I don’t mind pressure dings on the deck, actually kind of like a bit, lets you know where you are, so no carbon or weave on the deck. The show last night in St. […]
Alright folks! I’ve finalized the design. First, I’d like to say a huge thanks for all the help with the decision. You all have sent me photos, videos, feedback on what you’ve done and what you wish you would have done with your boards- it’s been an incredibly fun process. I’d love to keep it […]