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  • n. Plural form of shortboard.


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  • Small boards—less than about 7 feet in length, with pointed noses—are called shortboards.

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  • Assorted young hotheads on shortboards, who should really have been over at Huntington Pier and not terrorizing me.


  • We watched a pair of lanky teen boys head for the water with shortboards tucked under their arms.


  • As I left the van, a small pickup skidded to a stop at the end of the sand street, and ten shirtless teens with boogie boards and shortboards jumped out.


  • They included two shortboards and a 7–6 single-fin, old-style gun.


  • Special thanks to my friend Kali for her surfer girl expertise, since I know absolutely nothing about mini mals and shortboards and... sunlight... etc etc

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  • With only shortboards for rent, and some pretty huge surf, I opted out of my first surfing lesson and was happy battling the waves on foot.

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  • Although longboards typically cost two to three times as much as shortboards, they now account for nearly two thirds of all board sales.

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  • But popular shortboards, commonly around 6 feet long, fall within the usual size limits for checked sports equipment. - News

  • When we trotted up to the point it looked surfable on our shortboards, but why was no one on it yet at 6: 33am?

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