Pinline Bonanza: 70s Sunset Single Fin

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we’ve got a ridiculous piece of craftsmanship for you to all admire. Pictured here is a 7’6″ Sunset Surfboards single fin that was briefly posted for sale on Craigslist over the weekend. Sunset Surfboards has quietly had an enormous influence on San Diego surfboard builders. The board above doesn’t need…

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Happy 30th Birthday Volcom

Greetings, Shredderz! Please join me in wishing a happy 30th birthday to Volcom. It’s been years since I last wore a piece of Volcom clothing, but I will forever love the brand’s incredible heyday during the late 90s and early 2000s. Volcom really captured an attitude and created an unforgettable visual style with…

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Hot Buttered Surfboards: Sydney to San Diego

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we’ve got a killer duo of Hot Buttered Surfboards. For my money, Hot Buttered is one of the coolest Aussie surfboard labels ever. What else would you expect about a brand invented by the guy known as “The Sultan of Speed?” The boards in this post are courtesy of Jason…

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“Maps of Home” by John John Florence

Greetings, Shredderz! It has been an awesome month for surf video edits, with perhaps the best for last. John John Florence and Parallel Sea Productions are back with “Maps of Home”, which documents his most recent winter in Hawaii. The edit is about 21 minutes, which these days qualifies as being on the…

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Larry Bertlemann & Wayne Lynch for Rip Curl

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we’ve got a real doozy for you: a Rip Curl ad from the July 1978 issue of Surfer Magazine featuring Wayne Lynch and Larry Bertlemann. I had seen various scans of this ad floating around online, and it bummed me out that no high quality versions seemed to exist. A…

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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

Art Brewer, Dane Kealoha and La Bomba: Social Media Roundup

Greetings, Shredderz! Welcome to the April 2021 installment of the Social Media Roundup. See below for my favorite posts from the past month. God knows I am all too familiar with that awful feeling of having wasted a perfectly good day glued to the phone. More often than not, Instagram is the culprit….

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Lost Track Atlantic feat. Torren Martyn

Greetings, Shredderz! Today’s post features a subject that’s practically guaranteed to infuriate crusty yet sensitive locals everywhere. Torren Martyn drives an outfitted camper van, he surfs channel bottom mid length twin fins and he’s sponsored by a direct-to-consumer wetsuit company. Unfortunately for those who believe the above combination is a sign of the…

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