5.00 out of 5 based on 26 customer ratings
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Designed for groms taking their competitive surfing to the ultimate level.

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The MASS DESTRUCTION is a high performance grom board designed specifically for groms taking their competitive surfing to the ultimate level.

Gav took THE ELITE model and modified it into a high performance grom board.

The design came about from Gav seeing groms free surfing and competitive surfing around Australia and abroad, where he saw their standard grom boards just weren’t keeping up with their new and progressive style of surfing. Groms are doing things these days that they weren’t doing 5 years ago.

Prior to the introduction of the MASS DESTRUCTION, the normal progression of performance surfboards from grom to young adult was THE CUB followed by either THE ELITE or the J-FORCE. However, given the surfing ability of young surfers these days is increasing faster than their age, we had to add a model into our range to assist these groms in their progression, so they don’t lose momentum and keep taking their surfing to new heights.

And so the MASS DESTRUCTION was born … the perfect stepping stone between THE CUB and THE ELITE/J-FORCE, for those competing groms pushing their surfing ability each and every time they step into the water.

The MASS DESTRUCTION has already proven itself to be a winner:

  • Australian 1-DA Team Rider Matt Boyle winning the 2020 Woolworths QLD State Junior Surfing Titles, 2019 U16 Boys Qld State School Championships, 2019 14&U Boys Billabong Parko’s Grom Stomp and 2019 U16 All Stars Australian Championship at the Surf Dive n Ski Australian Junior Surfing Titles;
  • New Zealand 1-DA Evolving Team Rider Natasha Gouldsbury winning the 2020 U16 Girls Billabong Grom Series (NZ), 2019 U16 Girls Health 2000 National Surfing Championships and 2019 U16 Girls NZ National Scholastic Championships;
  • Australian 1-DA Team Rider Josh Boule winning the winning the 2019 AirAsia Air Show at the Hydralyte Sports Shoalhaven Pro Junior, and 2019 & 2018 U19 Boys Qld State School Championships;
  • Gold Coast Surfer Chez Bos winning the 2019 12&U Boys Rip Curl Grom Search National Final and 2019 U14 Boyls Woolworths QLD State Grommet Surfing Titles Series; and
  • Argentinian Pro Surfer Josefina Ane winning the QS 1,000 in South Africa in April 2018 and the Argentina National Surfing Championship in 2018.


4′ 11″ x 17″ x 1 15/16″ (16.1L)
5′ 0″ x 17 1/8″ x 2″ (17.0L)
5′ 1″ x 17 1/4″ x 2″ (17.4L)
5′ 2″ x 17 3/8″ x 2″ (18.0L)
5′ 3″ x 17 1/2″ x 2 1/16″ (19.1L)
5′ 4″ x 17 5/8″ x 2 1/16″ (19.5L)
5′ 5″ x 17 3/4″ x 2 1/16″ (19.9L)
5′ 6″ x 17 7/8″ x 2 1/8″ (21.0L)
5′ 7″ x 18″ x 2 1/8″ (21.5L)
5′ 8″ x 18 1/8″ x 2 1/8″ (22.0L)
5′ 9″ x 18 1/4″ x 2 3/16″ (23.2L)
5′ 10″ x 18 3/8″ x 2 3/16″ (23.7L)

Tail Shape


Fin Setup



See EPOXY page for full details and images.


EPS foam with wooden stringer and epoxy glassing.


Our 1-DA EXCLUSIVE EPOXY technology is the 1st composite stringer tech surfboard to WIN a WSL event! Read about it HERE.

EPS foam with special stringer, epoxy glassing, bottom stringer strip and tail patch. We use a special light composite stringer designed specifically for structures subjected to slamming and shock loads. The stringer’s composite material includes characteristics such as low water absorption, superior damage tolerance and excellent fatigue properties enhancing the surfboard’s flex.


Need some guidance about the right board for you? Take advantage of a FREE Private Consultation with our World-Class Shaper GAVIN UPSON when ordering your new 1-DA Shapes surfboard.

Appointments can be attended:

  • in person at our Tweed Heads premises; or
  • by Facebook Video Chat; or
  • by Telephone.

FREE Private Consultation – Book Here!

Additional information


4′ 11″ x 17″ x 1 15/16″ (16.1L), 5′ 0″ x 17 1/8″ x 2″ (17.0L), 5′ 1″ x 17 1/4″ x 2″ (17.4L), 5′ 2″ x 17 3/8″ x 2″ (18.0L), 5′ 3″ x 17 1/2″ x 2 1/16″ (19.1L), 5′ 4″ x 17 5/8″ x 2 1/16″ (19.5L), 5′ 5″ x 17 3/4″ x 2 1/16″ (19.9L), 5′ 6″ x 17 7/8″ x 2 1/8″ (21.0L), 5′ 7″ x 18″ x 2 1/8″ (21.5L), 5′ 8″ x 18 1/8″ x 2 1/8″ (22.0L), 5′ 9″ x 18 1/4″ x 2 3/16″ (23.2L), 5′ 10″ x 18 3/8″ x 2 3/16″ (23.7L)

Fin Plug Options

FCSII, Futures

Tail Patch Options (Images Below)

None (Select for 1-DA Exc. Epoxy orders), White Net ($22), Black Lines ($22), Red Lines ($22), Blue Lines ($22)

Technology Options

PU ($695), Standard Epoxy ($960), 1-DA Exclusive Epoxy ($999)

26 reviews for MASS DESTRUCTION

  1. Ollie

    Hey Nikki and Gav
    Thanks for the awesome board!
    I’ve been riding my 5’6 MASS DESTRUCTION for about a month now and can say it is definitely one of the best boards I’ve had under my feet.
    The board is very responsive and holds its speed through every turn. Such a good all round board providing very high performance in big and small waves. It was super helpful having a consultation with Gav as he was very helpful in finding the perfect dimensions right for me.
    Chasing barrels, smashing lips,

  2. Sea-Jay

    The board feels really good under my feet and handles turns really well. It is great at generating speed and maintaining speed throughout my turns. The board goes well in all kinds of surf and is heaps of fun to ride. This has been my favourite board so far. Thanks Gav.

  3. Zion Klages

    Thanks Gavin for the amazing surfboard!! It feels like I’m riding a “rocket”, so fast and on fire 🔥!!
    I love it and can’t wait until my next one.

  4. Taite Richards

    This board is amazing and super fast. I love riding it. Easy to catch waves and to do tricks. So much fun to ride. Thank you so much. I love the board. It has been the best board.

  5. Ollie McL

    I’m so stoked to finally have my very first custom board. Thanks so much mum and dad 🤩 and Gav from @1_da_shapes for shaping the best board ever! It rides so smooth and fast and is so easy for me to turn. Had to race to rainbow first thing this morning to test it out before heading off to see the family 🤪 Got a good one with some sick turns and a nice snap! No better way to start Christmas Day 🎄 I hope everyone has a great day, get out and enjoy those perfect waves 🌊 👌

  6. Sammy

    I love my new board, I’m so happy I don’t have to use my brothers old boards anymore. It’s so easy to catch waves on. Thanks Gav.

  7. Jaxxon

    Thanks Gav for making me such a sick board.
    I’m using my rail more and now that I am used to it I’m starting to get more power in my turns.
    Dad says that a good rail game is where it’s at but I’m still trying to land my first air.
    I love my new Mass Destruction.

  8. Mos

    The board felt so good from the beginning and it was sick to finally ride a fresh board as all my other boards have been second hand. My mate had a 1-DA and I thought it rode really nice and sharp so I decided to order one. The board is really fast and easy to pick up speed from the take off. It turns fast and sharp and my surfing has improved since I got the board a couple months ago. My snaps have improved and my turns in general feel much more stable and secure. Gav was very helpful when ordering the board and recommended going up from my last board a 5’5 to a 5’6. This decision was perfect and I’m happy I went along with it. When I creased the nose in the first week 1-DA was very efficient and got the board back to me good as new in no time.

    Thanks Gav and the whole 1-DA team and I will definitely consider sticking with these boards. They go sick.

  9. Angus

    My new board goes really flowy and it’s a really nice board. I like to do carves & snaps on it. My new board has really improved my surfing & my favourite place is Dbar.

  10. Dean & Luke

    I recently ordered two Mass Destructions for my 14 year old son. He has been riding Mass Destruction for the last three years and this is his fourth 1-DA board. Luke can generate speed easily on a Mass Destruction even when the waves are weak.
    The team at 1-DA were awesome to deal with. Nikki went above and beyond and drove the boards to Brisbane airport for their journey to NZ. She could not be more helpful.
    Dean, Luke’s Dad

    Mass Destruction boards are super fast, easy to turn and sick.

  11. Jax

    It’s sick, it goes so fast and I can catch heaps of waves on it.

  12. Jace Robinson

    Hey, my name is Jace Robinson, I am 12 and I surf for Palm Beach Boardriders.

    I was surfing a 4’ 9” performance board with a volume of 15.8 Litres and I loved the board. I also have another board of 5’ 0” and 18 Litres and it felt really big and I hated surfing it.

    A few months ago, I surfed one of my mate’s boards and it was shaped by 1-DA. The board was sick to ride so I said to my dad I wanted one next time.

    So a month later, Dad arranged for me to meet with Gavin from 1-DA. Gav was very supportive and listened to what I wanted, but there was one size he had in mind that he thought would be amazing for how my surfing was. The size that he had in mind was a Mass Destruction 4’ 11”, with a volume of 17.02 Litres, which is bigger than I wanted and it was in between sizes of both my boards.

    I am so glad he told me to get this size, as it is the best board I’ve ever ridden. It’s so epic to turn and it has improved my surfing so much.

    Thank you Gavin and 1-DA for my board, and I will definitely be back for more.

  13. Tully Portus Keen

    Recently I got a 6′ 0″ MASS DESTRUCTION in the 1-DA EXCLUSIVE EPOXY and I can honestly say I have never ridden a better board in my life!! I would definitely recommend this board for any other surfer who is considering buying one as it is by far the fastest, lightest and most satisfying board I have ever ridden! I would highly recommend consulting with Gavin before ordering yourself a 1-DA as I can not describe how helpful he has been in helping me find the perfect boards to suit my style of surfing. Thank you so much Gavin and Nikki 😄

  14. 1-DA Grom, Scotty Arderne

    I love my Mass Destruction in the 1-DA Exclusive Epoxy! It’s so light. I don’t have to put effort into turning the board, I can just concentrate on the turn.

  15. Aliza and Lochlan

    We enjoy working with Gav and Nikki, talking about designing the right board. Gav takes the time to understand our level to get the right board under our feet. We have been riding the MASS DESTRUCTION model boards, which are great high performance boards to push your surfing to the next level.

  16. Jay Kidgell (verified owner)

    Since I got the Mass Destruction, my turns and speed down the line have really improved. Awesome board which I just love surfing with. Thanks Gav and Nikki. I will bring dad when I order my next board. 👍😂

  17. Jaden (verified owner)

    The MASS DESTRUCTION is such a sick board. It has improved my surfing a lot. My MASS DESTRUCTION can get heaps of speed on any wave, helping me to do better turns. I feel way more confident when I surf. Thanks Gav for shaping such a sick board.

  18. Sam Wilkinson (verified owner)

    After having Gav shape my last two Cubs, I now ride my new performance MASS DESTRUCTION which Gav shaped for me.

    Dad and I went to Gav again (1-DA) for my 3rd custom as Gav spends the time with me to sus out what will suit my ability.

    The MASS DESTRUCTION is easy to manoeuvre and I am constantly completing more critical turns. I also find it fast which helps my get down the line!!

    Thanks for the great board Gav and Nikki.

  19. 1-DA Grom, Matty Boyle (verified owner)

    My epoxy (MASS DESTRUCTION model in the 1-DA EXCLUSIVE EPOXY tech) goes so sick, it’s so much fun in the small and choppy surf, it’s so easy to gain speed on small waves.

  20. Chez (verified owner)

    My MASS DESTRUCTION feels amazing under my feet. The Mass Destruction is my favourite board because it’s faster and more responsive. It has improved my surfing heaps. I feel so much more confident with my surfing since I’ve been on this board and have had better results in competitions. Thanks Gav and Nikki for another great board.

  21. 1-DA Grom, Josh Boyle

    Since being on the new model MASS DESTRUCTION (in the 1-DA EXCLUSIVE EPOXY tech), I have achieved some great results with my competition surfing. The board has helped me get more vertical in turns, and create some great lines with an amazing rail outline. It also allows me to make sections that any normal board doesn’t. This board gives me confidence in any type of surf.

  22. 1-DA Grom, Matt Boyle (verified owner)

    As people say to me “I cannot believe some of the manoeuvres you are doing at the age of 12”. All I can say is the board (MASS DESTRUCTION) feels that amazing and helps me push my surfing next level. Good times ahead.

  23. Jackson Skinner (verified owner)

    I recently upgraded my board, from the cub to the grom MASS DESTRUCTION. I immediately felt a significant improvement in my surfing. I found it was easier to manoeuvre in smaller conditions and even better handling in bigger conditions. My turns feel sharper and it is great on the rail. The board is extremely reactive and has boosted my confidence in the surf.

  24. Jarrah (verified owner)

    The new board design (MASS DESTRUCTION) is amazing, goes well through the critical sections and it helps me to be on rail more, as well as pushing me to use the rail properly. It’s extremely responsive & pushing me to the next level.

  25. Scotty (verified owner)

    My MASS DESTRUCTION is really light and fast under my feet and gives me good drive off the bottom of the wave. It feels faster than my other boards.

  26. Aliza (verified owner)

    I was on the cub and it was a really good board. If you feel that your surfing is ready to go to the next level then jump onto the MASS DESTRUCTION. It is more of a high-performance board and I love it. Thanks Gav.

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