Is carbon fiber the next step in tailpads?
Tools Surf Australia launches carbon fiber pad
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 6 February, 2013 : - - The Tools crews announce the revolutionary world-first carbon fiber pad which will be released onto the Australian market in April 2013. This is a breakthrough for the Tools three piece Pad which has been fitted with Carbon Fiber Inserts, giving an awesome amount of strength and protection to the tail of the board. Especially when performing any tail-specific maneuvers - landing airs and floaters without compromising the comfort or traction.
A true EVOLution in surf products. We are also launching two New design of Tools Traction Pads. "The Melling Signature Model" and "TEAM". These designs were inspired by the twelve Tools Team Riders. All pads come with the top quality 3M Adhesive.
Tools Surf Products launched in Australia in 2009 with a limited range of unique hardware to gain feedback from retailers and the surfing public, the feedback received was so positive the full range of Tools Surf Products launched into Australia in 2010.
TOOLS creator Satoshi Sekino of Sekino Racing Sports a former pro surfer himself and well respected business man is also renowned for building a crazy wave pool in Japan. Satoshi oversees all product development and design with his team riders which has resulted in premium quality functional surf hardware. TOOLS began in Japan in 1991 and has grown to be a core surf brand with a diverse and innovative product range.
The 2010 Australian launch also brings with it a new exclusive distributor in Terumi Iwagami of WA Surf International, ”We are pumped to bring the most innovative surf accessories to the Australian surf industry, TOOLS is cutting edge surf hardware, our products stand alone as innovative and practical”. As a result, TOOLS sales in Australia and worldwide are going through the roof.
We here TOOLS are still stoked to be in collaboration with WCT Surfer Adam Melling after 3 years as our brand ambassador on the TOOLS Team.
Source: Tools Surf
Author: Terumi Iwagami
Tags: Hardware, Tools Surf, Tailpads, Adam Melling