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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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Sagas of Shred

Canyon Surfboards Ad: Sagas of Shred

Greetings, Shredderz! It is Thursday evening, so as is customary around these parts, we’re serving up a fresh scan of a vintage surf ad. This time around we have an advertisement that originally appeared in the April 1984 issue of Surfer Magazine (Vol 25, No 4). But we also have an example of…

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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

Social Media Roundup: August Already

Greetings, Shredderz! Keep scrolling for a not-so curated collection of vintage surfboards I’ve recently spotted in the wilds of the World Wide Web. Sadly, I think Dave Parmenter has deactivated his Instagram account. (The photo at the top of the page is also of Parmenter). This doesn’t come as much of a surprise,…

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Shred Sledz Weekend Grab Bag

Skip Frye K Model and More: Weekend Grab Bag

Greetings, Shredderz! As always, here’s a collection of vintage surfboards that have been listed for sale online recently, including a lovely Skip Frye K Model thruster. Usually I like to link directly to sale links, but in the case of this edition, not all of the boards are still for sale, and some…

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Rusty for La Jolla Surf & Sport

I love surfboards for more reasons than I can keep track of (cue the eye rolls from the long-suffering Mrs. Shred Sledz, who has been subjected to this speech many times now.) But one thing I love about surfboards is the fact they can help shed light on some previously uncovered bits of…

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Holy Trinity: Occy, Rusty and Billabong

I’m not usually one for repro boards, but hey, there are exceptions to every rule. Located here on Craigslist is one of the Rusty Priesendorfer re-makes of a famous board he made back for Mark “Occy” Occhilupo back in 1984. This board is an exact replica and was made in conjunction with Rusty, Occ’s…

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