Sweet Shot! Airton Cozzolino on Fanatic Sup’s Stylemaster 9’0

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Airton Cozzolino Fanatic SUP Stylemaster photo by John Carter- banner
Fanatic Sup team rider Airton Cozzolino riding the rail on his Stylemaster 9'0
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Fanatic Team Rider Airton Cozzolino finds a little lift and leverage on the 9’0 x 29″ Stylemaster to draw some clean lines on Maui.

Fanatic Sup Airton photo by John Carter
Stylemaster squared:  Digging deep with the rail for powerful turns, Airton maneuvers the 9’0 Stylemaster like its namesake says he should.  Photo: John Carter

Fantatic Stylemaster – Elegant Style

Airton Cozzolino finds time off the Maui coast to explore the rails and dynamics of Fanatic Sup’s Stylemaster.  Shaped like a classic longboard, the Stylemaster is easy to paddle and offers smooth turns and glide to help paint a canvas with every wave. Airton says this shape and size board, at 9’0 x 29″ 115 L, is a perfect choice for less aggressive waves anywhere from one to six foot.

It’s super thin surfing rails for performance, wide nose and classic longboard rocker and outline allows Airton to explore “less radical but more elegant maneuvers” in smaller surf.

When the swell  is on, Airton switches to his ProWave 7’6 for some stomp action and speed down the line.

Less radical?  Not with this guy.

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Evelyn O'Doherty, editor & publisher of the new Standup Journal 2.0 is a former school teacher gone rogue. She left her career as a teacher in order to spend more time near or on the water after learning to surf turned her life around (upsidedown?). She is a year-round surfer and paddler living on the eastern tip of Long Island in NY who is a certified SUP instructor, seasoned SUP racer and avid longboard surfer. Evelyn was hired as Online Editor to Standup Journal in 2016. Her passion for the project quickly led to her success and eventually taking over the mag herself in Oct. 2018. Today, as editor, publisher and chief bottle washer at Standup Journal, Evelyn keeps her toes wet writing, traveling, paddling, surfing, and learning to foil. You can find her most days paddling out on Gardiner's Bay or surfing Ditch Plains in Montauk, NY.