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Pride Bodyboards Release the "Vulcans" A brand new bodyboarding fin system Available now @ The Bodyboard-Depot

pride-bodyboards top header The French brand started working on the "Vulcan" fins in June 2013. After a succession of drawings, molds and tests, the first models are now on the world market. "It's been a pretty lengthy process. Every time we came back with something that wasn't quite right, the Pride Lab, with integrity and consideration, would modify it to the point where we feel it's pretty perfect," explained Jared Houston. Pierre-Louis Costes has also been part of the project since the early days. The French rider believes their feedback was important for the design to keep evolving. "I tested the fins in cold water, in Portugal, and in the warm waters of the Canaries. Both times, in very different conditions, the fins were always responding to my demand. The fin was powerful, gave me a lot of comfort all the time," added Costes. There are two models the V1 and V2. Both versions are inspired by the visual elements of the asymmetrical fins and were designed to provide comfort and propulsion. Pride Bodyboards believe "Vulcan" fins will be changing the way you ride waves. What do you think? vulcan-v1 header vulcan-v2 headerjpg
vulcan-v1-no 2vulcan-v1-no 1jpg vulcan-v2 no1 vulcan-v2-no 2 Vulcan V1 and V2 provide bodyboarders with an innovative swimfin technology. Inspired by the aesthetics of a classic asymmetric fin, the Vulcan swimfins have been designed to optimize comfort and propulsion. “We have almost tested every bodyboard swimfin available to the market. This study has allowed us to identify what the bodyboard swimfin performance criteria were,” commented Jeremy Arnoux, the Pride Lab Manager, Prides’ purpose built R & D facility. The foot pocket has been designed to reduce friction in order to avoid skin irritation, guaranteeing maximum comfort. “As with a pair of shoes, the bodyboarder must feel that the swimfins are integral parts of his body, as if they did not exist.” Explains Batiste Remy, the Vulcan swimfins designer. So now it’s your turn to make a decision V1 or V2’s We already have….
  • August 28, 2015
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