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Atlantic Juice & Skip Frye Fish Down Under

Greetings, Shredderz! Here’s a selection of some surf videos I’ve been enjoying lately. No, I’m not contractually obligated to post about every single new Lost Track episode, but can you blame me? This time around Torren Martyn samples Morocco’s macking right hand point breaks, and the results are spectacular. “Lost Track: Atlantic” is…

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Skip Frye Odds & Ends

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we’ve got a random selection of Skip Frye boards I’ve seen floating around the internet here and there. There are some rad selections, including a K Model with some beautiful touches, a classic fish, and more. Keep reading to see the full rundown. 6’0″ Skip Frye Twin Fin Fish I…

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Happy Frye-Day!

Photo of Skip Frye and his quiver by Shawn Parkin. The photo is an outtake from “The Caretaker of Intangible Ingredients”, which was originally published in The Surfer’s Journal. TSJ also published a post that goes behind the scenes of the shoot, which has a bunch more awesome Skip photos. Have an excellent…

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San Diego Legends: Weekend Grab Bag

Greetings, Shredderz! Welcome to the latest edition of the Weekend Grab Bag, where we feature a few boards that are all listed for sale as of publishing time. We’ve got quite the lineup this weekend, representing some of San Diego’s best known exports: Skip Frye, Gordon & Smith and Steve Lis. Full rundown…

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1996 Custom Skip Frye: Now & Then

Greetings, Shredderz! Happy Fryeday to you and yours. Today we’ve got a real gem for you: a Skip Frye surfbard that was ordered back in 1996, and has been cared for by its original owner over the past twenty five years. Many thanks to Brian for sharing this special stick. The Skip has…

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Guns, Wood & Beyond: California Gold Vintage Surf Auction

Greetings, Shredderz! It’s that time of year again: Scott Bass’ California Gold Vintage Surf Auction is back for 2021 with a fresh batch of collectible surfboards. Bidding closes this Friday, and you can check out all the lots here. The auction more or less contains what you’d expect. Classic 60s longboards still seem…

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Five Fantastic Skip Frye Surfboards

Happy Fryeday, Shredderz! Today we’ve got a smorgasboard of Skip Frye surfboards for your viewing pleasure. Here’s the backstory behind this quixotic mini-quiver of Skips. All the boards featured below were posted to Craigslist a few months ago by the same seller. As he explained in the listings, he was selling the boards…

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Beautiful Photos of a Beautiful Skip Frye Fish

Greetings, Shredderz! The title of the post says it all. Thanks to Cole for sending over the photos featured in this post. Cole is the proud owner of the 5’11” Skip Frye fish pictured here, which he purchased with the help of East Coast Board Swap & Sale. Cole took the pictures on…

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Incredible Steve Lis E-Wing Fish

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we’ve got another Steve Lis surfboard for you, and this one just might take the cake. Lis is credited with inventing the fish, which was inspired by high performance kneeboarding at some reef breaks in La Jolla. Given Lis’ contribution to surfboard design, you would think there would be more…

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Sixties Gordon & Smith Skip Frye Ad

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we’ve got a Sixties ad for the classic Gordon & Smith Skip Frye Model. (For perhaps the cleanest ever G&S Skip Frye Model I have ever seen, check out this post from last year.) I’m not sure exactly when the ad appeared, but it was early enough in Surfer Magazine’s…

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