Category Archives: Surfboards

Mick Fanning, DHD Factory

10 tips for ordering a #surfboard – #surf #guides #aloha

I like to experience different shapes and design features so I don’t totally agree with this but entertaining nonetheless… VIA – RED BULL Talking to a shaper is akin to language barrier. Here’s how to negotiate your way to understanding. Buy local: This isn’t just a hippy mantra! While you most likely won’t be able … Continue reading 10 tips for ordering a #surfboard – #surf #guides #aloha

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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

Leyton Gritt

Surfer cheats death by scaling cliff face – with his surfboard – #surf #photography #aloha

  This reminds me of a time with my buddy Dave back about 20 years ago…   VIA – WEST BRITON By WBMiles | Posted: May 29, 2014 The spot on the sheer cliff face where Leyton Gritt abandoned his board midway through a death-defying climb. A terrified surfer who feared for his life scaled … Continue reading Surfer cheats death by scaling cliff face – with his surfboard – #surf #photography #aloha

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SNAPSHOT: #Surfboard Shaper – Jeff McCallum – #Photography #surf

VIA – KPBS Airs Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 8:30 p.m. & Saturday, May 10 at 4:30 p.m. on KPBS TV Credit: Courtesy of Tim Mantoani Photography Above: Jeff McCallum, surfboard shaper Tuesday, May 6, 2014 SNAPSHOT is a half-hour magazine-style show that takes the KPBS viewer on a journey around the San Diego region, on … Continue reading SNAPSHOT: #Surfboard Shaper – Jeff McCallum – #Photography #surf

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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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Hundreds take to water in tribute to surfing icon Hobie Alter – #aloha #surf #oc

VIA – OC REGISTER t about 5 p.m. Friday, hundreds of surfers and rowers gathered around a Hobie Cat catamaran off the shore of Doheny State Beach to celebrate the life of surf and sailing entrepreneur and pioneer Hobie Alter. BRUCE CHAMBERS, STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER BY LAYLAN CONNELLY / STAFF WRITER Published: April 18, 2014 Updated: … Continue reading Hundreds take to water in tribute to surfing icon Hobie Alter – #aloha #surf #oc

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Breaking News: Kelly Slater Splits from Quiksilver – #Surf #aloha

VIA – ASP Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast Breaking News: Slater Splits from Quiksilver Dave Prodan Monday, March 31, 2014 Today, in a move tantamount to Michael Jordan splitting with Nike or David Beckham with Adidas, Kelly Slater has announced his parting ways from 23-year sponsor Quiksilver. Slater signed with Quiksilver in 1990 at the age … Continue reading Breaking News: Kelly Slater Splits from Quiksilver – #Surf #aloha