When he pulled it out of his truck it looked like a mistake. Interesting, but definitely a mistake. More of a novelty board you’d ride on long beach days to make your friends scratch their heads. Not to do what Chippa Wilson does on this Gold Coast pointbreak. Surreal, refreshing lines with an altogether new-found velocity. Turns out the board is shaped by Kirra backhand tube legend Neal Purchase Jr. and he calls the board the “Duo.” And the backhand cutbacks Chippa draws out in this will play out in your mind for many days ahead.
Watch Chippa and then nerd out on Neal Purchase Jr. shapes here.