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Rip Curl Owl Chapman Single Fin

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we’ve got an unusual stick for you that represents one of my favorite corners of surf history: Australian / Hawaiian mash-ups. Last week’s Social Media Roundup featured MR and his collaborations with Ben Aipa on the latter’s famous sting. MR also recently posted an awesome photo of some boards he…

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Owl Chapman Underground Surfboard

Greetings, Shredderz! Today’s post features a very cool and unusual board on eBay: an Owl Chapman Underground surfboard from the Seventies. The board is a single fin and it measures in at a relatively tidy 6’4″. You can find a link to the eBay listing here. All photos in this post are via…

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Owl Chapman Underground

If you’re into underground Hawaiian shapers, there’s a gem of a board waiting for you on eBay. Pictured here is an Owl Chapman wing pin single fin made under the Surfboards Honolulu brand. Chapman (whom I’ve written about previously) has his own Encyclopedia of Surfing entry, but there is little reliable information about…

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