Lost Pro-Formance Driver 2.0 Surfboard Review

Ian review the Lost Pro-Formance Driver 2.0 Surfboard: https://www.boardshop.co.uk/surfboards?brand_id=82&style=2093 The Lost Pro-Formance Driver 2.0 is the latest incarnation of Lost’s most popular Pro-Formance shortboard. The Driver 2.0 is the result of some rigorous testing and fine tuning by Lost’s star…

Lost Pro-Formance Driver 2.0 Surfboard Review

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Ian review the Lost Pro-Formance Driver 2.0 Surfboard: https://www.boardshop.co.uk/surfboards?brand_id=82&style=2093

The Lost Pro-Formance Driver 2.0 is the latest incarnation of Lost’s most popular Pro-Formance shortboard.

The Driver 2.0 is the result of some rigorous testing and fine tuning by Lost’s star spangled pro team; specifically Kolohe Andino, Griffin Colapinto, Carissa Moore and young gun Caroline Marks. The Driver 2.0 directly reflects the teams requirements for the very latest needs of a performance surfer competing at the top tier.

Over the last couple of years the Driver has been subject to almost constant refinement on a monthly basis in an attempt to keep up with the evolvement of modern competition, performance surfing. Dozens of boards have been tweaked and fine-tuned benefiting not only the team riders but these improvements trickle down to the average Joe’s and Jane’s wanting the best they can get for their hard earned cash.

The latest refinements include; a slightly more relaxed entry rocker with the “no flip tip” delivering more glide and speed out the gate with no need to pump and the ability to carry speed through drawn-out turns. The nose has been slightly widened in the from 18″ for some front foot drive and also gives a stable platform for landing reverse and nailing those ‘tail wafts’. A bit more volume has been hidden through the centre with a pronounced ‘vee’ deck but still maintaining sensitive rails and does in no way feel corky. The rails are thinner but more boxy through the tail for quick heel to toe transitions and added hold when slicing through high speed turns. The rail rocker has been slightly increased which creates more curve and a deeper concave under the back foot, delivering increased ‘pop’ and much better performance off the tail.

Overall the Driver 2.0 benefits from a little extra volume and slightly more generous dimensions giving the pros more glide and momentum and the Bros get to ride a forgiving shortboard the same as their idols.

Since it’s inception the Driver 2.0 has gone on to win the Stab in the Dark All Stars “blind tasting” with Mick Fanning stating that he thought it the best Mayhem shape of all time!!

Don’t forget you can also order a custom version of this board choosing your exact dims, fin set up and fin system, check out our customizer service at Boardshop right now. All you need to do is pump in the details and pay a £100 deposit with the balance due when we send you the board, average build time is 6-8 weeks. Also quite a few of the chaps here surf this board, or have surfed it plus we talk to lots of surfers and take on their feedback so we are here to chat about this or any other board just give us a call on (44) 01243 674250

Boardshop is stoked to be a key partner for Lost surfboards across Europe and beyond. The staff here have surfed pretty much every board in the range at some time or another and we speak to surfers from all over the world and get their feedback on how the boards perform in all sorts of conditions so we’re well placed to talk about all aspects of Lost Surfboards. We’re happy to consider trading in your old board against a new board, so If you have any questions about this we’d be delighted to answer them and advise on any potential board choices or enquiries you might have, just drop us an email to info@boardshop.co.uk or call us on 0044 (0) 1243 674250.

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