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November 21, 2018 1 min read

I always say handboarding is very personal experience. 

You're experiencing mother nature at its rawest, it's only you and that wave completely immersed.

You'll get that wave that will just stand out in your mind for eternity, it's like a first kiss.

All the footage that we get from all our ambassadors, everybody always says the same thing, and it's so true. You see these guys come up from a wave, and they've got this big smile on their face, and they're like "Oh my God."

You can see it...

It's just this uncontrollable deep down like joy that you get from riding a wave. It takes me back to being a kid again.

Handboards are essentially a mini surfboard, it has a strap on the top of it that you can fit your hand in, and allows you to go further down the wave.  It doesn't matter how big the wave is,  you can have fun on anything from two feet to 10 feet.

Feel the Slyde Stoke→

steven watts
steven watts

Growing up in South Africa, Steve spent his youth dreaming of far off places. After spending eight years extensively traveling to many of the great surf destinations of the world getting dengue fever, having a near death experience from a falling coconut in mexico, Surviving a 15 foot drop on a handboard on a Nias bomb, jumping from every rock he could find without adequate health insurance. and comprehensively debunking the myth there are no waves in Thailand, even if they are small. He decided it was time for a a degree. Steve Graduated from Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design in London with a degree in product design. He missed his graduation to go surfing in Californian, found a kindred spirit with Venice and never left



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Hand slyde

The leash works amazing i won't go out without my leash on....

Bula hand board

This handboard is exactly what I was looking for. The size and craftsmanship is fantastic! I have gotten some great rides with this board. Super fun.

Ready for the Senior Tour

I received my Slyde Phish just before 2 weeks of gloomy weather. Now that I’ve had a chance to road test it, I can’t wait to get back in the water.

Growing up in Long Island NY, body surfing was my first wave gliding experience. Typically we would drive straight to shore so surfing the diagonal has been a learning curve.

I look forward to many great sets this summer.

Matthew Papish (59)
Laguna Beach

So much fun!

These little boards are amazing! We bought a couple to bring with us to Hawaii and had a blast.. super easy to travel with, just fit right in my backpack. Made riding the waves so much fun and worked just as good as a full sized boogie board one of my friends had. Highly recommended. Can’t wait to try it out again!

Love my Bula!

I recently been spending a lot of time on the North Shore of Oahu, and there’s nothing better than the Bula for bigger more intense surf. Too much fun brah! Mahalo nui loa!