Aquaman has spent the better part of three decades as the butt of jokes, but the tide seems about to turn with the character’s appearance in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and subsequent Warner Bros. films. Perhaps hoping to catch that wave, one Redditor created his own trident surfboard to go with his orange-and-gold Aquaman attire.
“A friend of mine recently had the funny thought of putting together an Aquaman look for going to the beach,” Z1stCNTRYdgtlBOY wrote. “I decided I liked this idea, so I ran with it a bit. This is an old board that I bought used on the cheap. […] I spent the past 2.5 months refurbing the fiberglass and then giving it a new paint job, with the idea that the stringer would be Aquaman’s trident. I just christened it this morning, and it rides like a dream. I got an orange rasher and green shorts to complete the Aquaman look.”
The result is pretty spectacular. Of course, another Redditor pointed out that it’s not actually a “trident,” as it has five prongs instead of three. To that, however, Z1stCNTRYdgtlBOY had the perfect response: “No. You see, it’s Aquaman‘s trident. It has three prongs, plus two extra because Aquaman does what he wants.”
Indeed, he does.