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 “I’m excited to bring a product to market that not only feels better than the pads I’ve used in the past,

but actually helps improve the quality of our water ways.”   – KS

 

In keeping with Kelly’s commitment to sustainability, Slater Designs collaborated with BLOOM Foam to develop the most eco-friendly traction pad on the market today.

BLOOM is a high-performance flexible foam made from algae biomass harvested from freshwater sources throughout the world. The BLOOM Foam process:

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• Helps improve the quality of waterways by removing excess algae that harms plants, animals, and people who rely on the ecosystem for survival.

• Recirculates fresh water back into the habitat.

• Aids CO2 capture and sequestration. We’re literally scraping pond scum, solar drying, and pulverizing it before foaming the material to create a pad that helps re balance the natural ecology, and reduces our dependence on non-renewable oil.

Through this patented algae-technology, we have created a product with increased durability, improved shock absorption and reduced weight over conventional foams.

The packaging is made with post-consumer backing, soy-based inks and a biodegradable wrapping.

By choosing this traction, you are helping make the world a cleaner place.

 

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The 4 Piece Flat Pad

This traction pad was designed for surfer’s looking for a more direct connection to their board, with the flat surface mimicking your front foot sensation.

Cutout strips provide a closer connection to the board while the square traction grooves provide unparalleled grip, allowing the rider to power through turns and land those difficult maneuvers.

12.5” W x 12” H

4 Piece pad

No Arch

Square pegs

3M adhesive backing

The packaging is made with post-consumer backing, soy-based inks and a biodegradable wrapping.

 

 

 

 

 

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The 5 Piece Arch Pad

This traction pad provides the necessary grip to push hard through hacks and increase speed and drive through every turn. The cutouts also create a closer connection to the board, giving the rider complete control.

12.65” W x 13.5” H

5 Piece pad

Diamond pegs

Center Arch

Channels in the arch provide a stronger hold

3M adhesive backing

The packaging is made with post-consumer backing, soy-based inks and a biodegradable wrapping.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The 3 Piece Arch Pad

Made with BLOOM Foam, this pad represents 28 gallons of filtered water returned to natural habitats. Because Slater Designs Algae Traction is made with Algae – the stuff that has been growing at dangerous rates in many freshwater habitats; causing fish die offs, drinking water issues and other problems.

12.75” W x 12.5” H

3 Piece pad

Square pegs

Center Arch

Channels in the arch provide a stronger hold

3M adhesive backing

The packaging is made with post-consumer backing, soy-based inks and a biodegradable wrapping.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Front Foot Pad

Cleaning up waterways. Cleaner than wax. This pad is made from the same BLOOM foam as all Slater Designs pads, but carefully refined for the front foot. Extremely thin: An ultra-sensitive option with minimal lift, so your foot stays close to the deck. Rectangle grooves: ultra fine cuts to keep this pad un-intrusive and natural feeling.

14.25” W x 14.5” H

3 Piece front foot pad

Rectangle pegs

3M adhesive backing

The packaging is made with post-consumer backing, soy-based inks and a biodegradable wrapping.