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Being surrounded by winter for a good chunk of the year is a blast, but from time to time the warmer climes of distant shores sound pretty nice. While you may be craving warm sunny days, your feet in the sand and an umbrella drink in mid February, they are typically pretty far away however. For this reason, we have decided to compile a list of the best beach-themed boards that will help you think that you are surfing Tahiti, when you are slashing your local terrain park. - Pat Harrington

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Academy Rhythm

Some island song once said that if “You feel the rhythm, you feel the ride.” Well, if that’s the case then this new board from Academy is yours for the taking. The mid-wide twin design is ideal for freestylers who just want one board to handle anything the season can throw at them. Plus, the racy base graphic should have people staring while you crank those methods throughout the season. So give it up, it’s snowboard time. academysnowboards.com MSRP: $430

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Sure, the basis of surfing is to have a quiver of boards, providing you with the right deck for any given condition. Well, the Flight Attendant has flipped the script on that notion and become well known as the ultimate quiver killer. This all-terrain freestyle/freeride board is designed with Burton’s “balance freeride geometry” which makes it feel like a true twin, when in reality it is directional and slightly tapered. It’s a tad narrower at the waist for insane response and loaded with springy camber, turning every bump into your own little diving board. Mahalo, brah. burton.com MSRP:$530

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If you are a fan of lazy and relaxed style then the Butterknife is your jam. Like a hammock, it’s flat middle section is slung between a bit of rocker in the tips. This vacation-inspired tech gives you a soft and fun board that will keep you feeling leisurely as you cruise the park on your own schedule. romesnowboards.com MSRP:$400

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Salomon Oh Yeah

Nothing makes you say “Oh Yeah” quite like a cold bevy while you stare at the lineup. It just so happens that your lineup is covered in snow instead of overhead and frothy. Nevertheless, Salomon has harnessed those good vibes and concentrated them into this freestyle board. Based on their award-winning Rock Out camber and EQ Rad sidecut combo, this deck is designed for the rider who wants to make the entire mountain their playground, from the park to the pow. Now let us hear ya say “Oh yeah.” salomonsnowboard.com MSRP: $370

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Slash Nahual

Inspired both graphically and technically by Chilean charger Manuel Diaz, the Nahual exudes the raw emotion of his home near Tierra del Fuego. As a serious surfer, his skills in the water definitely transfer over to his style on the hill, so it makes perfect sense that Manu would design a surfy shape that floats effortlessly in pow and handles backcountry booters with authority. To top it all off, the art on the topsheet is an ode to the landscape that has helped to influence such a powerful rider as well as this rad new board. slashsnow.com MSRP: $550

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Sage Kotsenburg, aka Goldenveins, knows how to live the relaxed beach lifestyle ever since he holy crailed his way into our hearts. After spending some time frothing out with the boys, Sage had plenty of stories to inspire the graphic of this cambered park board. Designed for the hard charging snowboarder that takes the advanced line through the park, Sage’s pro model will go hard on the slopes, so all you have to do is chill hard at the après. apo-snow.us/ MSRP: $550