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Test Drive Season 2 – Lost “Pocket Rocket”

For this episode of Test Drive (Season 2) Fall edition, we continue the series with a classic performance shortboard model from Lost Surfboards, the “Pocket Rocket”. The “Pocket Rocket” has become a staple in the Lost line and in the boardroom at Sunrise. Watch Garrett put the “Pocket Rocket” to the test in clean 3-4ft. […]

Sharp Eye “Modern 2” – Test Drive Season 2 Episode 2

For this episode of Test Drive (Season 2) Summer edition, we continue the series with a newer/refined small wave model from Sharp Eye Surfboards, the “Modern 2”. The “Modern 2” features an outline reminiscent of an 80’s fish with a fusion of modern performance elements. The Modern 2 is small wave model that should become […]

Test Drive Episode #6 – DHD DX1 Model

On Test Drive Episode #6, Garrett takes a good look at the characteristics that make DHD’s DX1 one of the best all around shortboard’s in the world and the winner of Stab Magazine’s 2015 “Stab in the Dark” contest. The DX1 is a dynamic surfboard that can work in a variety of wave conditions and […]

Test Drive Episode #5 – Lost “Baby Buggy”

For this episode of Test Drive, we put one of Lost’s new models (the Taj Burrow “Baby Buggy”) to the test in average Winter conditions. We pulled a “Baby Buggy” with more volume to see how it would perform during full suit season. Based on our review we feel that the Lost “Baby Buggy” is […]

Test Drive Board Review #4 – Sharpeye “Disco Tech”

For Test Drive episode #4, we review Sharpeye’s new small wave performance model in the “Disco” family, the “Disco Tech”. The “Disco Tech” has many similar characteristics to the original Disco, however has a unique swallow tail design that increases speed and water displacement. In this episode we put the Disco Tech to the test […]

Test Drive Board Review #3 – Firewire “Evo”

For this episode of Sunrise “Test Drive” we are reviewing one of our boardroom’s more unique and intriguing boards, the Firewire Evo. The Firewire Evo was created by Daniel Thomson aka “Tomo” and is one of his most refined modern planing hull boards yet. Watch Garrett put this new board to the test in the […]

Sunrise “Test Drive” Episode 2 – “Fred Stubble”

For episode number 2 of “Test Drive”, we take an inside look at what makes Channel Island’s Fred Stubble such a functional/go to small wave performance board. From volume and outline to bottom contours, we discuss the possibilities of the Stubble and then put it to the ultimate test in gutless knee high (Florida June) […]

Test Drive Board Review Episode #1 – “Disco Inferno”

We have launched a web series that focuses on testing and reviewing the multitude of surfboards in our Sunrise Surf Shop boardroom. Each episode we will select a board to review with different features and dimensions pre and post surf. Before “testing” the board we will cover the board’s design and then take it out […]

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