Video: A Sci-Fi Dissection of Surfboard Performance

Many of the high-end sports car brands you’ve heard of use CFD (Computer Fluid Dynamics) to help design the most aerodynamic sports cars possible. Watch Riccardo Rossi, a scientist from Italy sat down with Firewire, explained a whole bunch of things that affect the everyday surfer, like what’s happening to the water depending on the shape of the rail, what those tiny changes in rocker actually do, and how, exactly, drag and lift affect a surfboard’s performance.

Because who wouldn’t want to see a bunch of surfboard outlines drenched in bright colors?

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