Mick Fanning Kuma Fish Softboard - Soy/FCSII
Mick Fanning Kuma Fish Softboard - Soy/FCSII
Mick Fanning Kuma Fish Softboard - Soy/FCSII
Mick Fanning Kuma Fish Softboard - Soy/FCSII
Mick Fanning Kuma Fish Softboard - Soy/FCSII
Mick Fanning Kuma Fish Softboard - Soy/FCSII
Mick Fanning Kuma Fish Softboard - Soy/FCSII
Mick Fanning Kuma Fish Softboard - Soy/FCSII
Mick Fanning Kuma Fish Softboard - Soy/FCSII

Mick Fanning Kuma Fish Softboard - Soy/FCSII

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Mitsunori Kumagai's "Kuma Fish" Wins MF Softboards Global Shaper Challenge

The World Surf League (WSL) x MF Softboards Global Shaper Challenge was conceived to raise awareness of the creatives who are the heart and soul of the sport of surfing as part of the WSL's #StayLocal campaign, which shines a light on the world's best surfers supporting their local surf communities and inspiring surfers everywhere to do the same.

Shapers, designers and creatives from all surf regions globally were invited to enter a CNC file and softboard design concept and the response was overwhelming.

Four designs were selected through a public vote via the WSL Instagram story to progress to the final.

Designs from Alex Crews @acsod, Axel Lorentz @pukassurf @axellorentz, Mitsunori Kumagai @kumasurfboards and Gerardo Candelaria Perez @cevichesurfco were produced utilising MF Softboards production process which is the global bench mark for performance softboards.

Along with the four finalists Mick also selected two entries to move directly into the final. The wildcards are Duke Aipa @aipasurf and Kamalei Woolsey Alexander from @modernhawaiiancollective.

Starting with the CNC file that each designer submitted during round one of the competition we milled their design from an EPS blank. Once the EPS core was finish shaped our Hybrid Carbon Spine and Epoxy Shell construction was utilised to ensure maximum performance in the water.

All six boards were delivered to Mick for him to put them through their paces on the peeling righthand walls of his home break Snapper Rocks.

Mitsunori Kumagai

Gold Coast Australia

"Great Small Wave Catcher" The Flat deck makes increases the volume to help catch waves and provide more speed in poor conditions, A Slight forward placed concave bottom with a deep exit Vee that increases the tail rocker. This board is incredibly fast and finds hidden pockets of speed on waves. Enjoy..............."

Mitsunori Kumagai is KUMA surfboards shaper. He was born and grew up in Japan. In 2005 Kuma decided to move to Australia to pursue his passion of surfing and make surfboards. His first board was shaped in a garage at a rented house. Since then he has been shaping surfboards for 15 years.
His winning design was a 5'6 x 20 1/16 x 2 3/8 29.38L

Full sizes are:
5'4 (27.63L)
5'6 (29.52L)
5'8 (32.74L)
5'10 (36.15L)
6'0 (43.27L)




 

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SURFBOARD SHIPPING RATES

NSW - $30
ACT - $30
QLD - $40
VIC - $50
SA - $60 
WA - $70
TAS - $70  

PACKAGING

When shipping within Australia, we want to ensure that your board arrives in mint condition. We take great care in packaging your board using the following steps.

  1. Each MF Softboard is wrapped in shrink wrap plastic
  2. We then wrap each MF Softboard in bubble wrap.
  3. The Nose and Tail is protected with Reinforced Cardboard and an EPS block
  4. Once the surfboard is wrapped and ready we slide it carefully into a double-walled cardboard box for final shipping.

DELIVERY PROCESS

On the rare occasion your surfboard packaging has been compromised during shipping you must follow these steps to continue this protection and help us claim any damage.

  1. Before you sign your delivery docket/consignment note, ask your driver to stay with you while you unpack your newly delivered MF Softboard. If he is unwilling to wait while you check your surfboard for potential damage then mark the delivery docket/consignment note “BOX DAMAGED” before your signature and the drive can leave.
  2. If the driver agrees to stay, unpack your board carefully and inspect your new MF Softboard. If it has been damaged in any way, then please mark the consignment note as "DAMAGED" before providing your signature. If your new MF Softboard is unmarked, which is usually the case, then feel free to sign the drivers consignment note.
  3. If your MF Softboard has been DAMAGED, then please document the damage with good quality photos and contact us immediately to register the damage with our customer service team. Please email support@surfboardagency.com

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