The result is the Rippin’ Recoil – a clunky looking disk that goes on the back of any board, and at the press of a button coils your leash for storage. Useful? Mildly. Unnecessary? Most definitely.
The point is, inventive minds in surf are at constant odds with the existing paradigm of what’s cool in surfing, until, of course, it becomes cool. Like Zinka in the 80s. Or front traction now.
According to the product’s Kickstarter page, the goal is to ultimately create a version of the product that can be routed into a board during the manufacturing process.
Read more here: The Inertia