Mach 8-TX: the famous bodyboard with a dimpled bottom

The history of bodyboarding is full of bizarre inventions. Some of them paved the way for new technologies and designs. Others were simply discontinued and forgotten.

When the Morey Boogie Mach 8-TX was launched in the market in 1992, riders received it with a big question mark. How could a textured bottom bodyboard improve the riding performance?

Morey Boogie believed that the dimpled bottom was able to trap air underneath the board, allowing it to glide over tiny air bubbles, thus generate more speed.

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The swim fin size chart

Are you buying a new pair of swim fins? Are you unsure about which size to choose? Search no more. Here's the most accurate online fin size chart.

If you're a bodyboarder or a bodysurfer, you'll need a pair of high-quality swim fins. Flippers provide thrust and acceleration, and they will help catch waves faster. But you must feel comfortable them. Otherwise, you'll hurt your feet.

Different swim fin models have different sizes, so it's important to confirm if the size you've ordered fits well on your feet.

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How to carve in bodyboarding

Lean on the bodyboard rails and draw a curve on the face of the wave. Learn how to carve in bodyboarding.

Carving is an essential bodyboarding technique that allows the rider to reconnect with the wave's pocket. When you carve, you reduce speed and get back to the energy source.

But carving is also one of the most beautiful maneuvers in bodyboarding because it generates a stunning wall of water spray.

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The history of bodyboarding is full of bizarre inventions. Some of them paved the way for new technologies and designs. Others were simply discontinued and forgotten.

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