Aniversário dá Cris #surfactory - Essa é a equipe que rala muito para que as pranchas de muitas marcas possam sair perfeitas e com muita qualidade e durabilidade direto para as Surfshops ou mesmo direto para a mão do surfista. Equipe forte - @toppoairbrush arrebentando nas pinturas, Ueda na laminação, Dadal na lixação, Claudinho na laminação.... Desculpe aos que não marquei mais essa equipe é TOP!!! #surfactory#surfboard#board#rj 🇧🇷 #shaper#surf#aloha 🌺
Welcome to the quiver, 5'3" x 20 1/4" x 2 3/16" 27.4L Go Fish by @rob_machado in @firewiresurfboards LFT construction. Feels great all around! I have to get This out in the daylight to show off the bottom channels, but more importantly, I have to get it in the water! Now... the big question - tail pad or no tail pad? 🤔 #firewiresurfboards#robmachadosurfboards#robmachado#surfboard#ronsquiver
Hobie was born and raised in Ontario, California, but his family had a summer house in Laguna Beach, where Alter got into the full array of ocean sports. Initiated into surfing by Walter Hoffman, he started shaping balsa boards in the early 1950s. When the family's front yard became cluttered with the remnants of surfboard production, his father moved him off the property by buying him a lot on Pacific Coast Highway in nearby Dana Point for $1,500. That was 1953. In February 1954, with the first stage of the shop completed, Hobie Surfboards opened its doors after a total investment of $12,000. "People laughed at me for setting up a surf shop," Hobie remembers. "They said that once I'd sold a surfboard to each of the 250 surfers on the coast, I'd be out of business. But the orders just kept coming."
Thrust! Today's #tuesdaytale comes from Simon Anderson (via @coastalwatch), 36 years ago this month, after winning the historic contest at Bells Beach. ---------------------------------------------------------- "I guess that the special thing about that 6'6 board at Bells that year was really the first thruster that won a heat. I'd never won a heat until that event, and the big day was in the second round, and it was 10-12 feet. It's kind of history now, but just thinking back on it, it was quite an amazing stage to introduce the thruster to the world. Because basically no one outside of Narrabeen knew about it at that point." 📸 @jeffdivinephoto #simonanderson#simonandersonsurfboards#bellsbeach#surfboard#surfboardshaper#thruster#narrabeen#jeffdivine#shapermade