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SURF STARTER | Large Board / Adjustable Rail Hybrid | Economy Starter | 42" x 18" | Build Your Package
Si Boards Surf Starter board

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Surf Starter
  • Medium Economy Size
  • Size: 42" x 18"
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Riders: 4' to 6'
  • Ride Stance: 20" - 38"
  • Best beginner balance board for surf sports
  • Large ride space and adjustable rail for growing kids
  • Versatile for variety of training
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Our Price: $195.00

Availability: Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Product Code: STB420

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Training Packages

Want to create your own unique combo? Select the options below and make the training package that's right for you. Have fun!

First Ball:

Second Ball:

Half Balls

First Half Ball:

Second Half Ball:

Rail Extensions

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Description Technical Specs Users Guide

Train For Your First Surf Lesson:

Taking up a new surf sport and planning a surf vacation? Get our special designed Surf Starter and enjoy your next session by being prepared. We shaved weight off the nose to carve a turn with quicker precision compared to our elliptical models. The stable fish/swallow tail keeps your base grounded as you whip this board in, out and around. Get the most out of your first surf lesson by training your balance and leg endurance.

Grow Into This Board:

The large ride surface and small rail is ideal for growing kids and beginners. Progress your ride skill and ride stance until you find your comfort zone. When ready you can expand this rail by 8" inches and continue to push the limits. Pop-ups, switch foot, fancy footwork, smooth glassy surface, rough water conditions, aerial grabs and cutback power training is all possible.

Balance On These:

Create your own unique combo that suits your needs. Add Balls and Half Balls for your training. Featuring an adjustable rail so you can grow with your board. A great option for young kids with smaller feet who quickly outgrow their clothes!
3" Mini Balls: These are the smallest Balls and are very quick and responsive. They will keep you close to the ground for an easy stop for beginners. Riding on one ball forces you to stay level. Using two balls is better for footwork training. If using on an extremely padded surface or deep carpet these balls will be absorbed and limit your ride motion. Use two balls to create a double pivot board and then progress your skills to one ball.

5" Small Balls: This size Ball is the best with this board size. Adult riders will get the most challenge, tilt and range of motion with this ball.

5" Half Balls: These small Half Balls are the perfect beginner size that will create a challenging surface. Perfect for and kids progressing to this board. Use two for a basic rocker board or one for a wobble board tilting in all directions. Half balls allow you to progress from the basics of balance or multi-task in complex motions as you progress.

6.5" Half Balls:
This size Half Ball is great for kids who need the added height for range of motion. You will be able to rotate the balance board better with this size. Use a 3" Mini Ball and 6.5" Half Ball for the Thrasher and Rock and Roll combos. Use a 5" Small Ball and 6.5" Half Ball for the Big Drop combo.

8.5" Half Balls: Ultimately this is the best size for adult riders who have good range of motion and want to practice stability on each foot. This Half Ball puts you up nice and high to work on rotation training without grounding the board. Use a 5" Small Ball and 8.5" Half Ball for the Rock and Roll and Thrasher combo for rough water training.

Rail Extensions: All Starter Boards feature a urethane rail that is pieced together. You can put in middle rail extensions to increase the length by 4" or 8". The rail can also be placed on a larger board. A great way to adjust and reuse your balance board as you gain in skill and height.

Elysia's Notes:

Most new Si Boarders chose this board because they want to learn how to surf or want to stay in shape between sessions. Many added the 8" rail extensions to get a wider stance. I love this board for the large ride surface and small compact rail. It stores easily and fits into bags for travel. I know I can train a variety of users in full body moves and rotational control.

Balance Board Progression From Beginner To Advanced:

Basic Combos:
  1. Rocker Board: 2 Half Balls
  2. Wobble Board: 1 Half Ball
  3. Single Pivot Board: 1 Half Ball and 1 Ball
  4. Double Pivot Board: 2 Balls
  5. Multi-Direction Board: 1 Ball
Specialty Combos:
  1. Rock and Roll: 3" Mini Ball rolling inside a 6.5" Half Ball at each end
  2. Thrasher: 3" Mini Ball rolling inside a 6.5" Half Ball
  3. Big Drop: 5" Small Ball fixed tight inside a 6.5" Half Ball
Starter Boards Give You 8 Different Board Options

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Average Rating: Average Rating: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 1 Write a review »

  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Si-board Surf starter is amazing January 2, 2015
Reviewer: alex houser from gastonia, NC United States  
Im into all kinds of sports and i can tell you that the board will help you develop stabling muscles and its really fun. I often find myself watching t.v. while im on the board. After about 5 hours of practice i was moving around my whole house lol. The more you use it the more stable you feel off the board. It has helped me with every sport i play immensely. I could actually see professional organizations such as NFL or MLB using these boards. I imagine they will one day. Anyway the board is awesome :-D

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