The distribution of thickness in a surfboard from nose to tail, as viewed from the board's side. The thickest point is almost always located just forward of center, under the surfer's chest while paddling. From this area, the board usually becomes thinner in all directions—toward the nose, tail, and rails—primarily to make the board lighter and easier to turn. "Trust your eye," Australian shaper A...

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