“Uber” means excessive, beyond, and above all. The new Uber Driver is just that. Excessive fun, beyond expectations and above all - a great everyday surfboard.
It’s designed to further blend the barriers between hybrids and Pro-Formance surfboards. The Uber Driver features the outline and rocker/concaves from the back half (engine room/control centre) of the DRIVERS currently ridden in smaller waves on tour by Kolohe Andino and Griffin Colapinto.
It is then blended to a lower, wider, faster, more forgiving and playful nose. The tail features a low centreline rocker with a curvy rail line rocker under the rear foot, that transitions from a generous single/double concave through the front fins, to a noticeable vee behind the rear fin and out the tail. The nose rocker and forward outline was imported from our Rocket series outlines, and allows this board to be ridden shorter, with more speed out the gate and more drive and stability for everyday surfers. The outline and rocker are blended in a way that enables the board to still be surfed like a modern Pro-formance shortboard. It just feels like you’e cheating a little.
The Uber-Driver is the Ripper’s Pro-formance hybrid. Uber-ripping fun for everyone. "Make the jump to #LightSpeed " LightSpeed is our proprietary surfboard construction built with lightweight EPS foam and high strength epoxy resin. LightSpeed uses a combination of Rapid-Reflex Carbon Fiber as well vibration dampening Innegra-Fibers, woven into the finest custom performance fiberglass cloth.
Like the name implies, LightSpeed is both light and exceptionally fast, allowing you to take your surfing to new levels of speed and Pro-formance. Developed in house, our crew of board builders worked closely with our top Jr and WQS team riders to create the best possible technology for High Pro-formance small wave and everyday surfing. After well over a year of testing various versions, and R&D with some of the world best young surfers, we are now making this exciting custom surfboard construction to available to all. LIGHT SPEED Custom Composite features: Ultra-Light / Ultra-Lively Foam Core: Steam molded, High-Strength-to-Weight-Ratio, fused cell, water resistant, stringer-less EPS foam core. High-Strength, Flexible, Impact Resistant, Epoxy Resin System. Woven Carbon Fiber Centerline “Stringer” (top and bottom): Engineered to add both strength and Rapid-Reflex “pop”, with just enough release to feel forgiving underfoot. The Carbon loads up, under foot pressure and springs upon release. Fused Carbon, Tail Reinforcement Patches: Transfers more direct input into rail and adds strength. Centerline Aligned Carbon “Exo-Stringers": Enable natural Torsional Twist, similar to a wood stringer board, but lighter, and with a much faster reflex reaction and more “pop”. Innegra Infused, Engineered Composite Fiberglass: Strategically placed, lengthwise (within *5oz Warp-Weave) with the bulk of the material under your toes and heel.
The polypropylene “Innegra” dampens vibrations and chatter, as well as adds strength and helps hold the board together over time. 5oz Warp-Weave Fiberglas: A multi weave (6oz lengthwise, woven with 4oz, rail to rail) fiberglass, top and bottom, adds significant break strength, while keeping the boards Ultra-light and Ultra-lively. LightSpeed - Light and exceptionally fast technology, allowing you to take your small wave and everyday surfing to new levels of speed and Pro-formance. Available for Custom Orders on our entire lineup of Models. ” Make The Jump to #LightSpeed and take your surfing to new levels of speed and Pro-formance "