Friday, 30 April 2021 11:38:13 am Australia/Sydney
Before coming out to Australia for the CT, Conner and some our USA team including Oliver Kurtz, Brent Reilly and Heath Walker travelled to Texas for some board testing at the Waco wave pool. Using his regular Monsta 2020 shortboard as a starting point, Conner stepped down to a Monsta Box 2020 and a Bullseye in HYFI, before eventually going all the way down to our twin fins. Read More
Tuesday, 20 October 2020 11:28:29 am Australia/Sydney
With a batch of fresh boards, Conner jumped on a quick trip to Texas with his brother, dad and a few good friends to check out the now infamous Waco wave pool. And alongside plenty of hefty punts on the end section, we definitely found it refreshing to see Conner's heavy footed, rail burying approach compared to most of the other clips we've seen out of there this year. Clip & board breakdowns, below.
Wednesday, 8 July 2020 11:21:24 am Australia/Sydney
Conner, as candid and honest as ever, breaking down some of his thoughts about joining the Traktor Team during an interview with Surfline:
What went into your decision to switch over to JS?
"Last year, I rode one of Ace Buchan’s boards at J-Bay and it felt really good. I had never really ridden any other boards my entire life, besides Channel Islands. I felt like I had been there so long, and I kinda needed to mix it up a little bit. We had been trying to make some new boards at CI for a while, and I wasn’t exactly getting the results I wanted – not in competition, but just the way the boards felt.
JS Industries is proud to welcome Conner Coffin to the Traktor Team.
The WSL standout, and current world number 20, has signed on exclusively with JS surfboards. Coffin, 26, made the decision to ride Jason Stevenson’s boards full time during an off season where the Santa Barbara native was able to commit to extensive R&D in Hawaii, Australia, and around home in California before COVID-19 forced the professional surfing world into an extended hiatus...