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Shred Sledz Weekend Grab Bag

Cult California Shapers

Greetings, Shredderz! Welcome to another edition of the Weekend Grab Bag. All the boards featured here are listed for sale as of publishing time, so if you’ve been looking to start a fight with your significant other over the alarming growth of your surfboard collection, you’ve come to the right place! I can’t…

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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

Modern Maestros Part Deux: Social Media Roundup

Greetings, Shredderz! A few months back I wrote a Social Media Roundup entry featuring some of my favorite contemporary craftsmen. It’s time for a follow up and I’m stoked to share some sweet sticks from modern shapers and glassers. Keep reading for more. The art on this Tyler Surfboards stick was done by…

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Ryan Lovelace
Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

G&S Water Skate Origins, Resin Art & More

Greetings, Shredderz! Welcome to the latest installment of the Social Media Roundup. Here are some of the cooler Instagram posts from the last month or so, starting with Tom Morey and the G&S Water Skate. Gordon & Smith consistently posts some great content on their Instagram, often delving deep into the label’s long…

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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

Modern Maestros: Social Media Roundup

Greetings, Shredderz! We’ve got another edition of the Social Media Roundup headed straight to the glowing rectangle of your choice. Here at Shred Sledz I mostly write about vintage surfboards and surf history, but really the project is an ode to surfboards and the craftsmen that make them. This go around I’m featuring…

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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

Greenough Edge Board Quiver & More

Greetings, Shredderz! Per the usual, here’s a summary of some of the cooler things I’ve found on Instagram recently. This is an older post, but hey, I don’t discriminate when it comes to getting a peek inside the fertile mind of George Greenough. The photo was posted by Ryan Lovelance, who I’m guessing…

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Shred Sledz Weekend Grab Bag

Phil Becker Rarities & More

Greetings, Shredderz! Welcome to the latest installment of the Weekend Grab Bag. We’ve got a few killer sledz for you today, including a couple of interesting Phil Becker surfboards (RIP). Per Grab Bag rules, all boards are currently listed for sale as of the time the blog post was published. 10’1 Phil Becker…

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Vintage Campbell Brothers Bonzer

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we’ve got another doozy for you. I’ve been a long admirer of Malcom and Duncan Campbell’s groundbreaking bonzer. The bonzer is one of the earliest tri fin surfboard designs, pre-dating Simon Anderson’s thruster by at least a decade. Yes, the Campbell Brothers and the bonzer are still going strong today,…

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Fast and Loose by Surfer Magazine: Clipz

Greetings, Shredderz! Here are some of the best surfboard-related videos I’ve found online recently, starting with a must-watch from Surfer Magazine. “Fast and Loose” by Surfer Magazine / Quiksilver This one is worth grabbing a seat for. Surfer Magazine and Quiksilver present a nice fifteen minute mini-documentary on Mark Richards. Before Slater came…

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