Rare Takayama Sting + More: Shredder Submissions

Greetings, Shredderz! It’s time to revisit some submissions from all of you, which is honestly a blog post I look forward to writing every single month. You guys are sitting on some serious heat, which I am pumped to share. Keep reading for more: First up, we have a killer pair of boards…

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Jet Surfboards

Greetings, Shredderz! Today’s post is more of a photo essay than anything else, featuring Byron Bay surfboard label Jet Surfboards. Many of the boards seen here were either shaped by Dennis Anderson and/or feature his artwork. The older photos are also from Dennis’ personal stash! There isn’t a ton of information on Anderson…

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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

Machado in the Maldives + More

Greetings, Shredderz! Social media, like other mind-altering substances, is best enjoyed in moderation. Here’s a very chill dose of Instagram, featuring Rob Machado and a few other Shred Sledz favorites. Rob Machado, extra clean on a single fin at the Four Seasons Maldives surf contest. Joel Tudor, going left. Photo by the talented…

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Bom Dia Explained feat. Victor Bernardo

Greetings, Shredderz! Like the rest of the surf world, I am blown away by Victor Bernardo’s recent performances on a variety of Album Surf sticks. I was thrilled to see Album recently release an edit that took an in-depth look at the Bom Dia, a collaboration between Bernardo and Album founder Matt Parker….

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Next Level 70s Natural Art Surfboards Ad

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we’ve got one of the cooler vintage surf ads I’ve ever featured here on Shred Sledz. Pictured below is a Natural Art Surfboards ad, which I believe originally ran sometime in the 1970s, featuring an incredible spread of sticks. Yeah, I know, a lot of superlatives get tossed around on…

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Donald Takayama for Oxbow

Greetings, Shredderz! Donald Takayama is a fixture here at Shred Sledz, although to be honest, that’s probably the single worst way to recognize his long and influential career. Takayama was the runner-up in the 1966 and 1967 United States Surfboard Championships (as always, the Encyclopedia of Surfing remains an essential resource for facts…

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Weekend Grab Bag: Farrelly Stringerless + SNI Aipa Sting

Greetings, Shredderz! The Weekend Grab Bag makes its triumphant return with two very cool boards, both being sold by the same seller. Bonus points for the fact that one of the listings references this humble blog — always cool to see. Anyway, today we’re featuring a G&S Midget Farrelly Stringerless Model and a…

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