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- n. A type of surfboard which is roughly in between a shortboard and a mini-mal. A funboard is a little longer than a shortboard and with wider and somewhat rounded nose and tail, making it easier to paddle but still having most of the performance of a shortboard.
Then, as you get better, come down to something like an eight-foot funboard.
I went back to Skip at Java Jungle and bought my first board, an eight-foot-six-inch “funboard,” meaning it had a rounded nose and a longboard shape, but was shorter.
I still had the 8–6 eight-and-a-half-foot funboard that Scotty had sold me three years before.
As I watched I saw a compact man walk through the grove with a funboard, maybe 7–6.
But the sight of me thrashing around on my funboard, for some reason, excited him to hysteria.
I watched Dave’s shadow rock back on his funboard, spin, nose in the grainy air, lunge forward, and hook onto a wall of water that stretched across the cove and looked like it was smoothed with a mason’s trowel.
We had all these, plus Kim’s new longboard and the old, chunky 8–6 funboard I’d bought from Scotty.
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