Once we’ve been surfing for a few years, surfers tend to develop an affinity for equipment that makes the wave-riding experience a better one.

Whether those items are wetsuits, wax, fins or other accessories, there are quite a few new and innovative products coming onto the market each year that deserve a mention.

Stephen Hadley is a longtime surfer who lives and works in Galveston. If you have an idea for this column, email him at stephendhadley@gmail.com.

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