Potato fans, get ready for your latest carb-o-load! The Firewire Carbo Hydro Surfboard is here to complement the assortment of potato excitement in the lineup. This tweaked version of the Baked Potato is enhanced for more influence with less exertion so you can really make the best of each wave despite being in lackluster conditions. A pulled in nose and the rounded out diamond tail create a shape that is faster and more responsive on the wave face but still has the wide skatey tail that makes these designs so much fun.
The Carbo Hydro has an updated single concave bottom under the front foot that flows into a heavy double barrel through the fins. A sick technical feature that will allow you to easily slash the lip, slip down into the pocket and tuck in for a drippy head dip. Then shoot out the front, throw your rear foot back and drive hard through the flats, pump, carve back, then release the tail and turn hard to slide right back into the sweet spot. The bottom contours and rocker along the the fin location is key in designs like this, truly allowing for smooth transitions, speed and dynamic performance in mushy or small surf. Get onto a Carbo-Hydro and ride the liquid roller coaster until you can't lift your arms to paddle out any more.
TIMBERTEK represents a significant step forward towards the holy grail of any product designed and manufactured in today's environmentally conscious world. While by no means sustainably built, Firewire's TIMBERTEK has by far one of the least toxic and smallest carbon footprints of any commercially available surfboard today.
The combination of a lightweight EPS core, sustainably-grown wood deck skins, Firewire's proprietary parabolic rail construction, and an Entropy bio-resin hot coat yield an extremely lightweight, durable surfboard with ALL of the high performance flex characteristics of Firewire's existing technologies. Even more impressive, the physical properties of the raw materials involved have allowed us to remove exterior fiberglass, furthering the reduction of the board’s carbon footprint. Or as we like to describe TIMBERTEK, it's simply High Performance Art.