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Carl Ekstrom Asymmetrical Surfboard

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we’ve got a special stick for your perusing pleasure. Featured here is a Carl Ekstrom asymmetrical surfboard that was shaped in the early Seventies. Ekstrom is famously credited with inventing the asymmetrical design, which he patented in 1967. (Though it looks like some Australian shapers were experimenting with asymmetrical boards…

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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

Dog Days of Covid Summer: Rainbow Surfboards, Ekstrom & More

Greetings, Shredderz! As always, here’s a monthly rundown of some notable social media posts I’ve seen. Hope this little morsel of surfboard nerdiness is enough to tide you over for a bit. If you’re looking for psychedelic artwork, you can’t do better than a Seventies Rainbow Surfboards single fin. Rainbow’s origins are inextricably…

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Shred Sledz Weekend Grab Bag

San Diego Selections: Weekend Grab Bag

Greetings, Shredderz! We’re coming in hot with another installment of the Weekend Grab Bag. As always, the Grab Bag features boards that are all currently for sale as of the time the post goes live. This time we’re focusing on boards all shaped by folks out of the greater San Diego area. Without…

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Shred Sledz Weekend Grab Bag

Weekend Grab Bag: MTB & More

Greetings, Shredderz! Welcome to another installment of the Weekend Grab Bag. Keep scrolling for a selection of sticks that are currently listed for sale somewhere across the World Wide Web. Eighties MTB Thruster (eBay) I’ve been on a bit of an MTB kick lately (more on that later). Here’s a classic Eighties MTB…

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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

Social Media Roundup: May 2019

You know the drill, Shredderz! See below for a selection of some of my favorite social media posts over the past month or so. This is the only example of a Hakman / Parrish laminate that I have seen. Wish I knew more about the board but it’s gorgeous. Lately I’ve become more…

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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

Social Media Roundup: March Madness

Aloha, Shredderz! This entry is being written from beautiful Hawaii. More on that later! In the meantime, enjoy a selection of some recent social media posts from the wonderful world of vintage surfboards. View this post on Instagram Don’t really need an excuse to show another cool shot of a really cool guy,…

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Shred Sledz Weekend Grab Bag

Grab Bag: October’s Very Own

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we have another installment of the not-quite famous Grab Bag, where we highlight a selection of boards currently for sale on the internet. Act quick because some of these deals go fast. Rick Mid Length Hull (Craigslist – Ventura) Remarkably, this bad boy is only $350. I’m shocked that it…

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