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Men's Swim Shorts 15" -100 heather grey
  • Men's Swim Shorts 15" -100 heather grey
  • Men's Swim Shorts 15" -100 heather grey
  • Men's Swim Shorts 15" -100 heather grey
  • Men's Swim Shorts 15" -100 heather grey
  • Men's Swim Shorts 15" -100 heather grey
  • Men's Swim Shorts 15" -100 heather grey
Men's Swim Shorts 15" -100 heather grey



Men's Swim Shorts 15" -100 heather grey

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  • Men's Swim Shorts 15" -100 heather grey
  • Men's Swim Shorts 15" -100 heather grey
  • Men's Swim Shorts 15" -100 heather grey
  • Men's Swim Shorts 15" -100 heather grey
  • Men's Swim Shorts 15" -100 heather grey
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Men's Swim Shorts 15" -100 heather grey
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Our team of designers has developed a pair of boardshorts that are perfectly suited to surfing in warm water, for sessions lasting up to 1h


Resitant to impact of waves

Elasticated waistband and drawstring for an anatomic design

Reduced chafing

Mesh lining to help prevent chafing

Freedom of movement

Two-way stretch fabric for ease of movement during use

Quick drying

Water repellent fabric encourages quick drying and does not retain water


What are boardshorts?

Boardshorts are swimming shorts and more generally a style of swimsuit for men and, more recently, for women. They were created in the 1950s for surfing.
Over past years they have become a popular style of swimming suit.
The name "boardshorts" comes from their use in watersports using a board, such as surfing.
It is primarily used to limit chafing due to the friction of the board.

How to choose your boardshorts

If you surf for less than one hour, you need a men’s swimsuit which does not fall down each time you go under the water. Short boardshorts can enable freedom of movement, recommended for bodyboarding. The quickness of drying will be quite important so that sand does not stick to your boardshorts.

How to choose the size of your boardshorts?

Regarding choosing the size, we invite you to visit the size guide available on the boardshorts product file.
Boardshorts 100 are available in sizes S, M, L, XL and XXL.
Your shape can equally influence your choice. Here is some advice that could help you.
If you have more muscles in the torso and legs, then choose a short pair which will highlight your figure.
If you are slimmer and more slender then go for longer boardshorts!

Choosing boardshorts based on the type of waistband.

Helps the boardshorts fit to different body shapes.
Ensures a good hold while still adapting to different body types
Ensures a good hold of the boardshorts when falling into the waves.

Wave resistance

While surfing, whether it's due to duck diving or a wipe out it is not easy to reposition your boardshorts because they slide down your buttocks... So choosing the correct waistband becomes essential. Preferably an elasticated or semi-elasticated waistband with a drawstring or a flat waistband for a better hold.

Reduced chafing

It is surely the most important criteria. It is common for the boardshorts or its seams to chafe. Our boardshorts are designed, both in terms of the shapes offered and the assembly methods, to limit chafing as much as possible during practice time.

Freedom of movement

In surfing, bodyboarding and bodysurfing, the legs are very much in demand, so the men's swimming costume should not restrict either bending or swimming.
A two-way or four-way stretch component contributes to this freedom of movement.

Quick drying

It is quite uncomfortable to feel the sand sticking to your boardshorts because they are still soaked with water. For this reason, choose a "Water Repellent" component which evacuates water more quickly


Choosing long boardshorts only really depends on your preference. However you should know that the shorter your shorts are the greater the freedom of movement. The length of 15 inches is equal to a length of 39 cm in an average L size


Boardshorts 100 Standard have three pockets, two of which are at the sides. The pockets are mesh lined to effectively drain out water and sand.


Boardshorts 100 Standard feature an elasticated waistband with an anatomic design that keeps them securely in place in the sea when falling in the waves.

Inner briefs

Boardshorts 100 Standard have built-in briefs made from BOSSIS, a stretch mesh for an even better fit and reduced chafing.

Sun protection: The essential equipment for boardshorts

In summer, when it is hot weather but cool in the water, surfers tend to make their surfing sessions longer without changing their equipment. The risk of sunburn is therefore multiplied.
Did you know?
10 to 15% of UV reflects off of the water surface meaning that 40 to 95% penetrates through up to 25 cm under water. This is why boardshorts combined with sun protection (UV top, etc.) are becoming the essential equipment for warm water surfing.
Discover our sun protection range!

What is the OLAIAN brand?

Based in Hendaye, in South West France, OLAIAN is Decathlon's surfing brand. In our offices at the water's edge, we can design boardshorts and then on the same day test them directly in real usage conditions.
Find the Olaian brand on https://www.olaian.fr/

Tips for storage and maintenance

Maximum wash temperature of 30°C. Very moderate treatment.
Iron at a maximum soleplate temperature of 150°C.
Maximum wash temperature 70°C. Normal treatment.
Ironing at a maximum iron soleplate temperature of 200°C.

Restrictions on use

Keep away from heat sources


Test product

All of our products are tested in real usage conditions


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