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Mission critical equipment – Evolved Surfboards

Take a look at these pretty ladies. Truth be told, I took my surfboard back. It’s the purple and pink one. I really loved it for the short time it was mine. But it was too big. Luckily for me, Eric at the Evolved Surfboards is a truly wonderful human and let me swap the board out for a smaller and shorter version which I have since ridden and is the best board that has ever been produced. AND it’s the exact same colors. This came about because my┬áthe first time at Evolved I saw my pink and purple beauty, but at the time I thought it was a little small for me. At 5’8″ it’s the shortest board I’ve ridden. I ordered the exact same board only a little bigger, and that was dumb because The One was right there. You live, you learn.

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Jo-Roxy’s board is Evolved’s FreakShow, you may be noticing a pattern from her bicycle that carries a similar aqua marine. When asked about how she feels about the board she said, “I look sick on it.” I agree, we scored some amazing waves at Trestles in Orange County with Jo-Roxy taking the last wave of the day all the way into the beach, hand in the face, while pretty much giving me a thumbs up. She looked sick.
It was down to the wire, I picked up my board on the first day of our trip and only got to surf it twice. Now I have to put it away as we drive across the country and it feels somewhat like we’re headed in the wrong direction, I’m too excited to surf the board.