Mick Fanning standing on his surfboard celebrating a win.Mick Fanning standing on his surfboard celebrating a win.
Mirage Activate Compression Liner Boardshort. Surf Stronger For LongerMirage Activate Compression Liner Boardshort. Surf Stronger For Longer

The ultimate compression liner boardshort that helps
you perform
at a high level and recover faster.

Mirage Activate Compression Liner Boardshort

Surf Stronger For Longer

Mick Fanning's hidden secret: the ultimate compression liner boardshort that helps you perform better and recover faster. 
The body-mapping silicone grip is designed to stimulate body position awareness,
activating underused core surfing muscle groups and balancing mobility, power, posture and joint alignment. 
The compression liner is fused with an ultra-lightweight Aerotech outershell, enabling you to surf stronger for longer.

Mick Fanning getting barreled with text overlay; "Mick Fanning's Hidden Secret" and arrow pointing to shorts. Mick Fanning getting barreled with text overlay; "Mick Fanning's Hidden Secret" and arrow pointing to shorts.

Mick Fanning's Hidden Secret

Side view of Mirage Activate showing compression short.Side view of Mirage Activate showing compression short.

Body-mapping silicone grip designed to stimulate body position awareness and activate underused core surfing muscle groups, balancing mobility, power, posture, and joint alignment.

Front on view of Mirage Activate showing compression short, featuring the secure lock draw cord.Front on view of Mirage Activate showing compression short, featuring the secure lock draw cord.

Firm, yet flexible, rash-resistant fit.

Close up side view of the Mirage Activate Boardshort's welded seams.Close up side view of the Mirage Activate Boardshort's welded seams.

Compression fit decreases lactic acid build-up, reducing fatigue and aiding faster recovery.

*Anyone with an existing health issue, particularly a skin or circulatory condition, who is unsure about the
risks of compression clothing should speak with a healthcare professional before making a purchase.

Dr Tim Brown

Dr Tim Brown has aimed to improve the mobility and flexibility of surfers for decades. He is a Chiropractic Sports Medicine Specialist, CIO of NeuX Technology, Co-Medical Director for the WSL, and has spent over 35 years working with professional surfers, including the US Olympic Surfing Performance Team. He is also the Founding Director of Sports Medicine for the Associate of Volleyball Professionals and works with athletes from the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL and PGA.

Dr Tim Brown and Mick Fanning have been working together for over 20 years, collaborating on ideas to perform at a higher level and help recover faster.

Dr Tim Brown x Mick Fanning in white block text with yellow cross. Dr Tim Brown x Mick Fanning in white block text with yellow cross.
Mick Fanning being chaired across the beach, fans and media celebrating behind himMick Fanning being chaired across the beach, fans and media celebrating behind him

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Mick Fanning’s Secret Weapon Released

Rip Curl is proud to introduce Mirage Activate - the ultimate compression liner boardshort. Developed by 3x World Champion Mick Fanning and WSL Co-Medical Director & Chiropractic Sports Medicine Specialist Dr Tim Brown.

30 Day Performance Guarantee

Purchase the Mirage Activate and if after 30 days you’re not 100% stoked on the performance
and benefits
of the Mirage Activate compression liner boardshort, simply contact customer service for a full refund or store gift voucher*.

*If purchased at a Rip Curl store or from ripcurl.com. please return to your nearest Rip Curl store to receive a full refund or a Rip Curl gift voucher for the purchase price of the short.
Alternatively, contact Rip Curl customer service to receive a Rip Curl gift voucher for the purchase price of the short. Proof of purchase is required. 
If purchased a non-Rip Curl branded store, please return the short to any Rip Curl store or via Rip Curl
customer serviceto receive the Rip Curl gift voucher for the purchase price of the short. Proof of purchase is required.