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Shred Sledz Weekend Grab Bag

70s Bolt, Takayama Egg & More

Greetings, Shredderz! Yeah, it’s time for another Weekend Grab Bag, so we can all take a peek at some of the boards currently listed for sale online. There’s some nice variation here, starting with a cool Lightning Bolt single fin, and including an 80s Takayama egg and then a Freeline Design stick. As…

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Freeline Design John Mel Twin Fin

Greetings, Shredderz! Every once in a while a cool board pops up on Craigslist that’s worth a closer look. I’ve been intrigued by John Mel’s boards, shaped under the Freeline Design label, ever since a ding repair guy swore by his. Freeline Surf Shop, also owned by the Mel family, is a longtime…

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Santa Cruz Royalty: Freeline and the Mel Family

Today’s post is going to be a relatively short one. Usually I like to go a little more in-depth, but it’s late and there’s more to life than cool surfboards (only kidding). If, like me, you occasionally surf in Santa Cruz, you have no doubt heard of Peter Mel. Peter can currently be…

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