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Danny Kwock for Quiksilver

Greetings, Shredderz! Consider this a quick follow up to yesterday’s post about the release of a limited edition run of “The Eighties at Echo Beach”, featuring Mike Moir’s rad photography. Here’s a classic Quiksilver ad featuring Echo Beach mainstay Danny Kwock. The photo in the ad below was taken by John Ker. I…

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The Eighties at Echo Beach

Greetings, Shredderz! There are few things I love more than an awesome surf coffee table book, and there simply aren’t many of ’em that are better than Mike Moir’s “The Eighties at Echo Beach.” Maybe it’s because I was born in the 80s, and my very first exposure to surf culture was the…

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Shred Sledz Weekend Grab Bag

Echo Beach Extravaganza

Greetings, Shredderz! If you’re in California (or Hawaii) the weekend isn’t done just yet. We’ve got an Eighties-themed Weekend Grab Bag for you guys, sneaking in right before the buzzer. Usually the Grab Bag features boards that are all currently available for sale. This time around, though, two of the boards are no…

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Sagas of Shred

Quiksilver, Danny Kwock and Echo Beach: Sagas of Shred

Greetings, Shredderz! I’m on the road this week, which means no fresh vintage surf ad scans for today’s Sagas of Shred entry. The good news, though, is that we’re borrowing an ad originally posted by the cool kids at Saturdays NYC. If surf nostalgia has a more classic combination than Danny Kwock, Quiksilver…

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Sagas of Shred

Rip Curl Tom Curren: Sagas of Shred

First of all, Shredderz, I’d like to offer a sincere apology. I know that many of you — perhaps even more than ten! — come to this blog on Thursday nights for a lighthearted look at vintage surf advertisements as part of the Sagas of Shred series. And while we have a fresh…

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Rip Curl Tom Curren