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Vintage Skip Frye Surfing Footage

Greetings, Shredderz! Today’s post is a Skip Frye themed edition of the Clipz series. After all, surfboards are meant to be surfed, and while I love documenting Skip’s boards, it’s awesome (and dare I say important) to see them being ridden, too. Keep scrolling for some more videos featuring Skip Frye surfing some…

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Skip Frye Surfing
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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Shred Sledz Weekend Grab Bag

Memorial Day Grab Bag

Greetings, Shredderz! For those of you Stateside, I hope you’re all having a wonderful (and safe) Memorial Day. As always, the Weekend Grab Bag features surfboards that are all listed for sale as of the time of publishing. Without any further ado here’s a handful of sticks that are up for grabs, including…

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Quivers of Distinction

Ken’s Skip Frye Quiver

Greetings, Shredderz! I hope you’re all prepared for an absolute onslaught of incredible surfboard photos. The Quivers of Distinction series here on the blog features folks with noteworthy surfboard collections. Today we’ve got Ken Lewis, a San Diego local who owns a selection of Skip’s shapes. Ken, who is friends with Skip and…

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Pristine Sixties G&S Skip Frye Model

Greetings, Shredderz! For the past few weeks we’ve been lucky enough to receive pics of some killer early Skip Frye Gordon & Smith shapes. The first board is likely the fourth ever G&S Skip Frye Model ever created — so early it pre-dates Skip’s famous wings logo. The second board is a gorgeous…

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Gordon & Smith Skip Frye Model Longboard

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we’ve got a splendid example of a classic Sixties longboard: the Gordon & Smith Skip Frye Model. I most recently wrote up a G&S Skip Frye Model that is likely the fourth ever Frye model, so check out that post if you’re interested. The Gordon & Smith Skip Frye Model…

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Early G&S Skip Frye Model: Before the Wings

Greetings, Shredderz! If you’re putting together a short list of the most memorable surfboard logos of all time, there’s no chance you’re leaving off Skip Frye and his famous wings. Frye is also known for his longtime association with Gordon & Smith, where he was a production shaper before becoming a team rider….

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Shred Sledz Book Club

Greetings, Shredderz! Welcome to the inaugural edition of the Shred Sledz Book Club. With the ongoing shelter-in-place mandate in California, some of us have found ourselves with an unexpected amount of free time. To that end I’ve collected some of my favorite written pieces about surfing. Finally, in light of all the crazy…

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Price Checks

Seventies Skip Frye Surfboards

Greetings, Shredderz! Happy #fryeday to all you fine folks out there. Today we’re putting the spotlight on two Seventies Skip Frye sticks that are currently listed for sale on Craigslist. Without any further ado… 7’2″ Skip Frye Egg (Craigslist Orange County) The Skip Frye egg you see above is listed at $2,950. It…

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Skip Frye Wings
Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

Social Media Roundup: Last of the Decade

Greetings, Shredderz! Hope you are all enjoying the last few days of the decade. I can’t think of a better way to say goodbye to 2019 than by checking out some sweet sticks, so without any further ado, here are some of my favorite social media posts from the past month or so….

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