Lost Short Round Review

What the Lost Surfboards site says about the Short Round:

‘Our latest high performance hybrid. In the tradition of the Rocket and its many knock offs, the Shortround bridges the gap between easy riding “cheater” boards and the HP Shortboard. Tested all around Southern California in the summer of 2014, this board has more than impressed. The buzz about it is spreading fast. The speed comes from a low entry rocker and wide-ish nose, with a forward wide point and generous concave throughout. The performance comes from a moderate, but not flipped up, tail rocker, a double concave through the fins and the same sort of modern bump squash tail that you would find on a typical contest style, small wave HP shortboard. All combined, it doesn’t look like anything fancy and there are no gimmicks, but some times less is more, and there is a lot packed into this little board.’

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Image source: Lost Surfboards

Image source: Lost Surfboards

What people are saying about it:

“This board bridges the gap between easy riding “cheater” boards and HP shortboards. It doesn’t look like anything fancy and there are no gimmicks, but sometimes less is more.” – lost_indo on Instagram

“It’s super light. It’s super fast and again, it feels really springy underfoot. It just launches out of turns, feels really snappy when I go to do a backhand turn. I’m not a very quick surfer, I’m more of a power surfer. This makes me feel quicker than I am so that’s a good thing.” – Benny on comparesurfboards.com

“The key to the ShortRound’s performance is the moderate but definitely not flipped up tail rocker, the double concave through the fins and the regulation, modern bump/squash tail popular in high performance, contest, small wave shortboards.” – boardshop.co.uk

“…Under the right conditions, this board is fast and precise. I use it for those middle sized beach break days when the tide is a little lower and I need the power of that deep concave to keep me hugged to the pocket when it gets steep… Shred ’till You’re Dead!” – Shredding Hippie Surf Show on earthmagick.wix.com

“The Short Round works to bridge the gap between hybrids like the original Rocket and higher-performance shortboards…” – realwatersports.com

“The board is really fast down the line. No surprise there. When you really put your weight into your back foot, you can crank a nice turn or hit the lip.” – kool-aid on forum.surfermag.com

Size Chart:

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