Quick Answer: What is XPE bodyboard?

What is EPS core bodyboard?

EPS: Extruded Polystyrene is the cheapest core. It’s very light weight, not very durable and is used on entry-level boards. It dents quite easily and will snap in half if put under stress.

What size of bodyboard do I need?

Bodyboard Size Chart

Board Length (inches) Rider Weight (lbs) Rider Height (ft.’ & in.”)
32″34″ 40-64 Under 4′
36-38″ 65-85 4′-5′
39″ 86-115 4’6″-5’2″
40″ 110-130 5’3″-5″6″

How much is a decent bodyboard?

You can find basic boogie boards for as little as $30, while professional-grade boards can cost more than $500. Expect to pay between $80-$150 for a decent bodyboard for recreational use.

What is NRG bodyboard?

NRG Bodyboards are very light. NRG is composed of low-density polypropylene foam (PP). It´s not as rigid as PP but more than PE. It´s perfect for cool waters but these boards are also suitable for cold and warm waters.

Is PP core good for cold water?

PP core – polypropylene

It’s used by every professional bodyboarder. It is also 100% hydrophobic (which means your board is less likely to absorb water once damaged) and stiffer than NRG+ and best suited for temperate to warm waters.

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