I surfed for the first time in my life in 2019 in Mirissa, Sri Lanka. Since then, I have been trying to find a great surf point near Shanghai so that I can surf on a regular basis. It wasn’t the case until June 2021 when I encountered City Surfer, a surf club based in Zhoushan. I met Tao over there, who inspired me to make a surfboard on my own.
The whole project started in August, 2021. I designed the board including outline, top, bottom and every slice in Shape3D, a surfboard design software. I found a factory to shape EPS board as the model. The process afterwards includes fiberglassing, hot-coat, gloss-coat, fin box installation and polish.