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Shred Sledz Weekend Grab Bag

The Long Awaited Return of the Weekend Grab Bag

Greetings, Shredderz! The Weekend Grab Bag is back. By know I hope you know the rules: every board featured below is currently for sale somewhere on the internet. We’ve got an eclectic set of sleds today, so keep scrolling for the full run down. Flecky Bat Tail Single Fin (Craigslist San Diego) While…

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Croteau, Hynson & More: Mid Week Grab Bag

Greetings, Shredderz! Apologies that things have been a bit more quiet lately on the blog front. Believe it or not, writing about surfboards isn’t exactly a lucrative line of work, so I’ve had to focus on things that actually pay the bills. But fear not, we’ve got a sweet selection of sleds that…

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Stunning Mike Croteau Single Fins

Greetings, Shredderz! First, a little back story: over a year ago I spotted a Mike Croteau surfboard listed for sale. It was a very cool board, but it was located far away enough to make pickup a huge hassle. I passed and posted about the board on Instagram instead. In the months that…

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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

Classic Mark Richards Single Fin & More

Greetings, Shredderz! It has been an eventful spring, to say the least. Here’s hoping summer is a bit calmer. If you’re in the mood for some vintage surfboards to take your mind off the crazy events going on right now, you’ve come to the right spot. As always, here’s a selection of some…

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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

Lis / Pavel, Stussy, Andreini & More

Greetings, Shredderz! So far 2020 hasn’t been anyone’s idea of a great time, but hopefully everyone has at least found some silver linings in what has been a pretty dark cloud. I hope you and yours are all safe, and that folks have been hitting up some uncrowded lineups to stay sane. Personally…

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My First Surfboard: Viva Croteau

Greetings, Shredderz! For many of us, there are few things as memorable as one’s first surfboard. Luckily I have hung onto mine over all these years. I don’t surf it all that much, but any time I see someone saying something like “I’d pay anything to have my first board back”, I give…

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Mike Croteau for O’Neill (I Think)

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we’ve got a sweet single fin that was sent to me by someone on Instagram. For the most part, I’ll write up boards here on the blog and then maybe throw up a picture on social media. Today’s post is the reverse — after originally posting the board on IG,…

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Mike Croteau Straight Up Surfboards

Greetings, Shredderz! By now, most of us are familiar with the biggest names in surfboard shaping: Dick Brewer, Gerry Lopez, Al Merrick…the list is long and illustrious. You can’t ever go wrong with the classics. But there’s something to be said about those shapers who might not match the star power of the…

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