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Surfboard shape-off goes to Hind – #art #design #surf

VIA – THE COAST NEWS   By staff May 28, 2014 • 171 views • 0 comments DEL MAR — Longtime surfboard craftsman Roger Hinds won the Icons of Foam Tribute to the Masters shaping competition May 18, honoring Ben Aipa. Six shapers were tasked with replicating a classic Aipa Sting. The board was made … Continue reading Surfboard shape-off goes to Hind – #art #design #surf

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MYSTERY SOLVED! Satellite photo shows giant, monster-like biological shape at Loch Ness #nature #science #tech #fishing

VIA SPLOID Is that the Loch Ness monster in this satellite photo used by Apple Maps? Or at least something that looks like a giant biological form underwater? It’s similar to the shape spotted in Google’s satellite imagery. Could it really be an underwater creature, a long-forgotten aquatic dinosaur who can magically live for thousands … Continue reading MYSTERY SOLVED! Satellite photo shows giant, monster-like biological shape at Loch Ness #nature #science #tech #fishing

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The Thruster: A Lesson in #Surf #Business and Copyrights

VIA – COLLABR8   3 fins – the story of a copyright wrong.   In 1981 when surfer  Simon Anderson turned up at Bells Beach to compete in the Bells Australian surfing classic on a new style of board he’d designed there were some who laughed at him. his original logo is frustratingly close to the … Continue reading The Thruster: A Lesson in #Surf #Business and Copyrights

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Waterwolf electric #surfboard speeds over lakes and rivers – #Surf #video

VIA – GIZMAG By C.C. Weiss January 26, 2014   Not every surfer is lucky enough to live near a world-class break. In fact, many would-be surfers live hundreds of miles from the nearest piece of coast. For them, the new MXP-3 from Germany’s Waterwolf represents the chance to transform the local lazy lake or … Continue reading Waterwolf electric #surfboard speeds over lakes and rivers – #Surf #video

Surfing enthusiast Jeremy Buis with one of his fern leaf surfboards. Photo by Craig Baxter

Keen surfer takes ferns on board #Surfboard #NZ

VIA – ODT By Sally Rae on Mon, 27 Jan 2014 When it comes to shaping surfboards, Jeremy Buis admits he likes doing some ”outside the square stuff”. A keen surfer, Mr Buis (36) has been shaping and fixing surfboards in Dunedin for the past 20 years. He made his first board when he was … Continue reading Keen surfer takes ferns on board #Surfboard #NZ

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‘Craftsman’ book tips hat to SD surfboard maker

VIA – UT SD By John Wilkens5:30 p.m.Nov. 22, 2013 “Portraits of the American Craftsman,” a new coffee-table book about people who work with their hands, includes a profile of San Diego surfboard maker Tim Bessell. Texas photographer Tadd Myers spent five years traveling the country to take photographs for what he calls “a celebration … Continue reading ‘Craftsman’ book tips hat to SD surfboard maker

Kerry Tokoro of Kaneohe's Tokoro Surfboards positions a foam blank in the Aku Shaper.

Amazing Technology Advances the Art of Surfboard Shaping #Hawaii

VIA – HUFF POST Posted: 10/09/2013 1:41 pm Surfing was enjoyed by the Polynesians well before Captain Cook landed in Hawaii in the late 1700s. At the time, he’e nalu, Hawaiian for “wave sliding,” was more than a sport. It was an integral component of Hawaiian culture and boards were made only from revered trees, … Continue reading Amazing Technology Advances the Art of Surfboard Shaping #Hawaii

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