Friday Find: The GolfBoard

With some top level ball-whacking going on across the pond right now, here’s an appropriately-timed slice of internet wrong.

The GolfBoard is actually the brainchild of big-wave surfer Laird Hamilton, who appears in this video. Evidently, he and his colleagues have bought a copy of Cheesy Corportate Promo Videos For Dummies, resulting in this monstrosity. Cheesy background non-tune? Check. Dull talking heads? Check. Painfully overexplaining something that could be summed up in one sentence? Double-check.

They really know how to sell it, with punchy lines like “With the GolfBoard I can play in under four hours, and get on with my next activity for the day”. And check out Laird’s gnarly switch riding…

Couple of obligatory drone shots and we’re done, thank God. There are better ways to do a boardsports/golf crossover, after all


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