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Surfing Standard Boardshorts 500 Gradient

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Our team of surfers has developed a pair of boardshorts that are perfectly suited to surfing, for sessions lasting up to 2H.

Standard-fit boardshorts with two-way stretch fabric to make it easier to move when surfing. Flat waistband for a secure fit and comfort on the board. Zipped side pocket

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Product Features

A photo of the Surfing Standard Boardshorts 500 Gradient in use

Resitant to impact of waves

Flat waistband keeps the boardshorts firmly in place in the waves while ducking

Reduced chafing

Shape with offset flat seams and patch at the intersection of the seams

Freedom of movement

Two-way stretch component for large range movements

Quick drying

Water repellent treatment lets water drain away and speeds up drying.

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Surfing Standard Boardshorts 500 Gradient
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board shorts

great colours

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Good quality

But size does not match the Australian standards. I bought XL which elsewhere is loose on me, this one I can't even try on me. So, I know buying clothing online can be hard but this is next level

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Great shorts, very small fitting…

…had to exchange. Would recommend them, but you’ll need to one-up your size.

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Hi James,


Thank you for your review.

We are glad that you enjoy our boardshorts.

We hope to see you again!


Decathlon Calgary Team

1/17/2022
Good value swimmers

Comfortable fit, quick dry, reasonable quality for the price. Ideally would have liked the belt to be able to tighten further but no complaints

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Hello Yusuf,

Thank you for supporting Decathlon Hong Kong and your feedback on your experience with our product.
We sincerely appreciate your insight because it helps us build a better product offer.
If you have any more questions, comments, or concerns or compliments, please feel welcome to reach back out as we would be more than happy to share and assist.

Stay healthy!

Cheers,
Alyson Ng 
Decathlon Hong Kong Swimming Team (Service)


3/14/2020
Good

Good

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Smart comfortable product

Very suitable for swimming. Looks elegant.

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Satisfaction

Good

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Good quality shorts for swimming

Really loved the velcro feature in the middle

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Impressive and happy with Decathlon :sparkles:

Impressive and happy with Decathlon ✨

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Most comfortable and value for money products

Decathlon always provide international level products at cheapest price. Amazing product and comfortable as well.

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Swimming trunks

Really useful and good quality product !

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Excellent Shorts for Casual Swimming

The shorts fits perfectly and are comfortable too.

Nice Short

I like Product

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Good product

Good quality loved it

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Value for money

little expensive but great quality

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Additional Product informations

Composition

Main fabric

  • 100% Polyester

What are boardshorts?

Boardshorts are swimming shorts and more generally a style of swimsuit for men and, more recently, for women. They were created in the 1950s for surfing.Over past years they have become a popular style of swimming suit.The name "boardshorts" comes from their use in water sports using a board, such as surfing.It is primarily used to limit chafing due to the friction of the board.

How to choose your boardshorts

SESSIONS FOR UP TO 2 HOURSIf you surf for up to two hours, you will need boardshorts that fit snugly around your waist but do not create discomfort. For freedom of movement, a slightly elastic component will ensure that leg movements are not obstructed.

How to choose the size of your boardshorts?

Regarding choosing the size, we invite you to visit the size guide available on the boardshorts product file.The boardshorts 500 are available in UK sizes 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20 (EU sizes 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48).Your shape can equally influence your choice. Here is some advice that could help you.If you are have more muscles in the torso and legs, then choose a short pair which will highlight your figure.If you are slimmer and more slender then go for longer boardshorts!

Choosing boardshorts based on the type of waistband

ELASTICATED WAISTBANDHelps the boardshorts fit to different body shapes.SEMI-ELASTICATED WAISTBANDEnsures a good hold while still adapting to different body typesFLAT WAISTBANDEnsures a good hold of the boardshorts when falling into the waves.

Wave-resistance

While surfing, whether its due to ducking or a wipe out it is not easy to reposition your boardshorts because they slide down your buttocks... So choosing the correct waistband becomes primitive. Preferably an elasticated or semi-elasticated waistband with a drawstring or a flat waistband for a better hold.

Reduced chafing

It is surely the most important criteria. It is common for the boardshorts or its seams to chafe. Our boardshorts are designed, both in terms of the shapes offered and the assembly methods, to limit chafing as much as possible during practice time.In addition, the boardshorts 500 benefits from a central strip that moves the seams away from the usual friction zones, which has the effect of significantly limiting the occurrence of irritation.

Freedom of movement

In surfing, bodyboarding and bodysurfing, the legs are very much in demand, so the men's swimming costume should not restrict either bending or swimming.A bi-directional or quadri-directional component contributes to this freedom of movement.The boardshorts 500 are made of a material offering a bi-directional stretch.

Quick drying

It is quite uncomfortable to feel the sand sticking to your boardshorts because they are still soaked with water. For this reason, choose a "Stretch" component which evacuates water more quickly.

Length

Choosing long boardshorts only really depends on your preference. However you should know that the shorter your shorts are the greater the freedom of movement. The length 18 inches is equal to a length of 45.5 cm in an average M/L size.

Waistband

The boardshorts 500 is equipped with a flat waistband that will help the hold in the wave when ducking under the wave and when falling. Additionally the flat waistband will bring greater comfort while paddling out lying on the surfboard.

Pockets

The boardshorts 500 come with a zipped side pocket (on the right thigh)

A score to compare the environmental impact of products

The environmental impact of the product is calculated over its entire life cycle with different indicators. An overall score (ABCDE) is attributed to help you easily identify the products with the best environmental performance by comparing products of the same type with one another (T-shirts, trousers, backpacks, etc.).Decathlon has voluntarily opted to apply this environmental labelling scheme.For more information, visit: http://sustainability.decathlon.com/

Sun protection: the essential equipment for boardshorts

In summer, when it is hot weather but cool in the water, surfers tend to make their surfing sessions longer without changing their equipment. The risk of sunburn is therefore multiplied.Did you know? 10 to 15% of UV reflects off of the water surface meaning that 40 to 95% penetrates through up to 25 cm under water. This is why boardshorts combined with sun protection (UV top, etc.) are becoming the essential equipment for warm water surfing.Discover our sun protection range!

What is the olaian brand?

OLAIAN, DECATHLON'S SURFING BRANDBased in Hendaye, in South West France, OLAIAN is Decathlon's surfing brand. In our offices at the water's edge, we can design a pair of boardshorts and then on the same day go surfing and test them to check that they stay in place in the waves, are comfortable and durable.Find us at https://www.olaian.fr/

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