The Archive

Insane Morey-Pope Lineup, Beckmeier Bolt & More

Greetings, Shredderz! I’m here with a fresh batch of reader submissions, and we’ve got some heat this time around: one of the craziest lineups of Morey-Pope Surfboards I’ve ever seen, including some rare gems; a Darrell Beckmeier-shaped Lightning Bolt, and a few other goodies. Keep reading for more pics and details. Many thanks…

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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

Jeff Divine, Tom Servais & More: Social Media Roundup

Greetings, Shredderz! Here’s another installment of the not exactly famous Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup. Keep scrolling for more, including Rob Machado’s late 90s competitive heyday, a few dreamy lineup shots, and even a little something to keep the surfboard nerds stoked. I still can’t quite wrap my head around the physics of…

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Transition Era Liddle Displacement Hull

Greetings, Shredderz! There have been a few tasty vintage Liddles on Craigslist lately, and this one is no exception. Pictured above is a well preserved 1968 Greg Liddle displacement hull. (Though to be honest, I’m not 100% sure if this should be considered a hull, but I’m sticking with the description for now,…

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The Freight Train Awakens

Greetings, Shredderz! Last week’s south swell in the Pacific brought famed Maui break Ma’alaea roaring back to life, and it was documented from every conceivable angle. Ma’alaea is a legendary wave that appears in various pieces of surf lore — Art Brewer’s photo of Herbie Fletcher that made the cover of Surfer Magazine,…

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Sagas of Shred

Gordon & Smith’s Fish Family

Greetings, Shredderz! Few surfboard labels have done a better job of maintaining their records than San Diego’s Gordon & Smith. Here’s a rad 70s ad showing some early fish designs and variants, along with some brief history on the design. I got this one from G&S’s excellent Facebook page, which you should check…

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Shred Sledz Weekend Grab Bag

Two Bonzers and a Single Fin

Greetings, Shredderz! We’re back with another installment of the Weekend Grab Bag. Keep scrolling for some curated boards currently for sale on Craigslist, including two longer Bonzers and a sweet 70s Russell Surfboards single fin. 7’6″ Gary Hanel Bonzer (Craigslist San Francisco) Here’s a sleek and low key 7’6″ Bonzer shaped by Gary…

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Sagas of Shred

Pacific Vibrations Alternative Poster

Greetings, Shredderz! About a year ago I featured a post with Rick Griffin’s incredible artwork for “Pacific Vibrations”, a classic surf film directed by Surfer Magazine founder John Severson. It looks like there’s another version of the poster featuring different artwork. I prefer the Rick Griffin version, but I still thought this was…

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Thrilla Krew x Shred Sledz: Mowing Foam

Greetings, Shredderz! I am thrilled to announce a Thrilla Krew x Shred Sledz collaboration, titled “Mowing Foam.” We are releasing a limited edition graphic t-shirt featuring original artwork based on a concept by Tak Kawahara and Steve Nazar, the original Thrilla Krew co-founders; and myself. The t-shirt is available now in the Shred…

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Skip Frye Duo

Greetings, Shredderz! There are not one but two neat Skip Frye boards for sale online, and as always, I think it’s useful to post photos before the Craigslist posts disappear into the digital ether. First, a quick disclaimer: the second board in this post (the blue one) appears to be an egregious flip,…

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