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Surfboard flex

 Surfboard flex has been a topic of interest in surfboard design in recent years. Let’s take a look at this and see what we can learn. Basically if a surfboard flexes, the rocker changes because of bending of the board. From this we can see that surfboard flex gives us variable rocker. Is this desirable? [...]
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Academics / General Science : Science Codex (8 hours ago)

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The key to board design

Aquatic Sports / Surfing : Bob Smith Surfs (4 years ago)

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