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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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