Over 20 years ago, BIC Sport launched the first ever massproduction
board in the history of surfing, at a stroke opening
up the sport to tens of thousands of new surfers, offering them
a winning combination of quality products at a reasonable price.
To guarantee the level of performance required from a good surf
board, BIC sport called on the services of some of the top board
shapers to develop their new prototypes. One of those shapers,
Gerard Dabbadie, quickly understood and believed in the idea of
opening the sport upto the biggest possible public, and the use
of our industrial processes to produce totally faithfull production
copies of his original designs. Nowadays he’s still here, the man
behind most of BIC’s surf board designs, of which his legendary
7’9 and 7’3 models have now seen over 100,000 units produced
and shipped from the poroduction facility in Vannes, Brittany.
In 2013, Eurosima awarded BIC Sport its «Brand of the year» title.
In 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 the Surf Manufacturers Trade Association recognised
BIC Sport’s achievements with its Ecoride Gold award for its
environmental commitments in the design, but also in the
manufacture of its products.