JS Industries MONSTA 2020 Squash Tail Surfboard
20 years of JS Industries. 10 years since our flagship shortboard, the original Monsta, was first developed. And now in 2020, our new Monsta will be ridden everywhere from your most rewarding sessions at home & regular trips chasing waves, to Dream Tour events and the Olympic Games. Its latest version is the most complete all-rounder we’ve ever made, improved and fine-tuned by elite athletes, global ambassadors & local legends, together with our recently retired World Champ and JS.
The latest and greatest for 2020 revolves around maximum performance, but with added forgiveness and fine tuning for each board’s desired conditions. We needed the new Monsta to provide spark for explosive manoeuvres in everyday waves, while being predictable and reliable in pumping surf from our backyard at Snapper & Kirra to destinations like Cloudbreak.
The rocker has been tweaked to provide a more generous sweet spot, which easily generates speed, allows you to control big turns, and balances release out of the lip. Compared to the Monsta 8, the nose has a touch more curve in the last few inches to prevent catching in critical parts of the wave. The same magic tail rocker remains to fit into the conditions our Monsta 2020 is designed to thrive in – almost any conditions from chest high to double overhead plus.
Single concave under front foot runs into a double concave through the fins to give you extra lift yet maintain control in powerful surf, while a clean outline flows into a slight hip that allows for responsive direction changes. Overall, the Monsta 2020 prompts intuitive & fast surfing. It’s a huge milestone for us, and now, it’s ready for the rest of the world to enjoy anywhere, anytime. The best always find a way to get better.
About this board:
Glassing: Standard (4+4 deck, 4 bottom)
Fin Boxes: FCS2/Futures x 3 (Choose option above – Fins not included)
Tail shape: Rounded Square
Dimensions/Litres: See size graph above
About JS Surfboards:
In recent times JS industries has become one of the most known and respected names in the world of performance surfboards. Jason Stevenson (founder, owner and shaper) has built the company from ground up and his talents and love of surfing have gained him global recognition and some strong relationships with a world class team of loyal surfers. The iconic Traktor logo has been found under the feet of a huge number of elite surfers over the years including four World Champions and many more top 32 contenders. JS’s work coming into 2018 is at its absolute best, with the designs encompassing all of the innovations and improvements developed by the team and World Champions over the past half decade. We are incredibly excited for the future of surfing and JS will be there to see it progress!
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