The HS is designed for bigger guys that want to get out in the water and not struggle catching waves; float issues, stability all while maintaining performance. Each version of this model is custom designed to fit each individuals weight, height, body type, skill level, surfing ability and wave conditions surfed. The HS has a wider nose and thicker, fuller rails to make wave catching easier. Low entry rocker and single concave throughout the tail makes for a very fast board in everyday wave conditions. If your looking for an all-around board for a bigger guy the HS has you covered.