Tag archive for surfboards

When Lightning Bolt Ruled the Earth…

As told to Chris Nelson… “We were at the cutting edge of surfboards, we were beyond the cutting edge – we were the edge. It was the best period, but it was easy to be the best because everybody that came to Hawaii wanted to…

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Boards>Bangers>Beers

Tomorrow night we’re heading over to Otter Surfboards annual BBQ – a night of boards, beers and bangers and the chance to poke around their workshop of wooden wonders… From 6pm James and the crew will be lighting the bbq and getting a cask of ale…

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The Process // The Darling Board of May

Words / Images: Rose Darling When illustrator / designer Rose Darling Boex found pregnancy was keeping her out of the water, she decided it was the perfect time to shape a board. It was a statement of intent as a surfer, an act of reclamation……

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The Fellow Way

Leo Jauncey is maker and doer based in Cornwall, a purveyer of fine boards and fine threads under the Fellow banner. You might have seen some of his waveriding vehicles at the Approaching Lines Festival in Cornwall in May, where the rad shapes and matt…

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Going the Distance

Words and image: Chris Nelson Your first custom steed is a thing of magic. And here was mine, light beneath my hands, Hollywood smile white against the coffee coloured waters. It glided effortlessly over the wall of advancing foam as I waded out into the…

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Shaping the Future

Words: Mark Sankey Images: Alexa Poppe The progression of modern technology is running at staggering pace and this progression permeates almost all aspects of our life. Even ordering a surfboard is not immune to these advances, as many shapers have adopted computer aided programs and…

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Bonfire of the Vanities

  Words: Rob Lockyear Image: Demi Taylor I seem to have got to the age where I just can’t be bothered trying to be cool anymore and my mates are sure letting me know about it. Yeah, I’m wearing my diving wetsuit on the beach;…

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