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10 Non-Surfing Activities That Are Perfect for Boardshorts

When it comes to versatile and comfortable swimwear for men and women, boardshorts definitely take the lead.

Because whether you're hitting the waves or exploring the beauty of the great outdoors, the reliable features of boardshorts will always have you covered.

Moisture-wicking? Check.

Stylish? Check.

Durable? Check.

Comfortable? Triple check.

So if you're a fan of functionable fashion, this post is for you. 

Today we're exploring 10 fun non-surfing activities that are perfect for sporting your boardshorts and discovering their many uses beyond the waves.

After reading this, don't be shocked if you're bringing your Maui Rippers on every outing, wet or dry!


1. Hiking Adventures:

Outdoor hiking
Embark on a hiking escapade and let your boardshorts have their day in the sun! 

Designed with modern moisture-wicking technology, our boardshorts are built to keep you dry, ensuring your comfort on even the most challenging trails.

The durable stretch fabric also allows for a full range of movement, making them the ideal companion for those all-day trekking endeavors.


2. Tide Pooling Excursions:

Maui Rippers Tide Pool

Explore the wonders of tide pools without worrying about your attire!

Any tide pooler will tell you, normal clothes just aren't up to the task. After a full afternoon of intertidal exploration, your cotton sleeves and polyester hems can stay soaking wet for hours.

Enter boardshorts. Built for adventure, you can delve into tide pools, discover (but don't disturb!) marine life, and let your shorts handle the rest.


3. Leisurely Cruises:

Cruise liner

Whether you're sailing the high seas or cruising down a serene river, our boardshorts bring an unmatched blend of fashion and functionality wherever you go.

With a versatile collection of styles and designs to choose from, you can be sure you'll always look and feel your best.

So, soak up that sun and breeze as you kick back on your boat, knowing your boardshorts have your back.


4. Beach Volleyball Competitions:

Maui Rippers beach volleyball

Unleash your competitive spirit on the sandy shores with a classic game of beach volleyball.

From sun up to sun down, boardshorts are designed for action, so they're a useful choice for any seaside sport.

Our boardshorts provide all the flexibility and mobility you need for swift movements on the court so you can dive, spike, and serve with confidence.

5. Outdoor Yoga Sessions:

Don't let restrictive activewear stop you from taking your yoga practice to the next level.

The lightweight and breathable materials make our boardshorts an excellent pick for yoga sessions on the beach or in a scenic park.

With boardshorts, you can stay comfortable and focused on your practice to get the most out of your flow.


6. Laid-Back Barbecues:

It goes without saying that boardshorts can seamlessly transition from beachwear to casual attire anytime, anywhere.

So just throw on a stylish tee or top, and you're ready for a casual barbecue with friends on the beach or in your backyard.

And since our boardshorts are always machine-washable, so you don't ever have to stress about spills or stains stopping the fun.


7. Rock Climbing Adventures:

Man hiking in board shorts

Conquer new heights in style with boardshorts that are as resilient as you are!

Our tough boardies definitely come in handy during intense climbs, keeping you comfortable as you reach the summit. 

Plus, our advanced design incorporates features that enhance flexibility and breathability, making every step feel effortless.


8. Picnic in Style:

A couple at a beach picnic in boardshorts

For a laid-back day in the sun, opt for boardshorts during your picnic -- because who says you can't be stylish while lounging?

Designed explicitly for moments of relaxation and outdoor enjoyment, boardshorts offer a laid-back fit and breathable fabric, enhancing your picnic with a touch of effortless chic.

Whether you lean towards lively patterns or classic solids, you're sure to make the very most of your time outside.


9. Cycling Escapades:

Hit the city or the trails in style with flexible bottoms that offer the right balance of strength and performance when you need it most.

We offer a full selection of boardshort lengths from 5", 9", 21" or 24" to ensure you have the coverage you want for any level of activity.

So say goodbye to uncomfortable bike shorts! With Maui Rippers, stay cool and comfortable during short rides and longer journeys.


10. Fishing For Fun:

Man fishing in Hawaii in Boardshorts

Cast your line and reel in the big one with boardshorts that not only boast a stylish edge, but also deliver unparalleled functionality.

For the avid fisherman, our boardshorts will take your fishing experience to the next level.

With comfort to last all day long, and water-resistant technology to keep you dry, once you go Maui, you'll won't go back.

Capture the spirit of the sport in our exclusive collection of Fishing Shorts, which include a reinforced plier pocket for all your angling pursuits.


Boardshorts Beyond the Shoreline

Boardshorts are more than just swimwear – they're a lifestyle choice for those who seek comfort, style, and versatility.

Whether you're hiking, tide pooling, cruising, or engaging in various non-surf activities, these moisture-wicking wonders are your ultimate companion.

So step forward and embrace the confidence that comes with rocking your boardshorts in any adventure life throws your way.


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