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Skip Frye Gordon & Smith Ad

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we’ve got a classic ad that I’ve seen floating around the internet in various places. It’s too bad it’s not a higher quality scan, but oh well, it’s still worth featuring. Here’s a late 60s Gordon & Smith ad featuring two unusual Skip Fry designs: the Baby Gun and the…

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Just a Gorgeous Skip Frye K Model

Greetings, Shredderz! Shred Sledz might not have Pulitzer Prize-worthy headlines, but on the bright side, at least they’re accurate. You’ve probably guessed this by now, but today’s post features an extra clean Skip Frye K Model that was listed on Craigslist a little while ago. I figure that the more pics there are…

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8’8″ Skip Frye Gypsy Model

Greetings, Shredderz! Before we get into the proceedings this evening, a quick disclaimer: in this post about a beautiful Skip Frye surfboard, I will not be discussing the board’s price. You can view the Craigslist listing here, and feel free to discuss the fiscal aspects amongst yourselves, but I’m steering clear. Instead, I’ll…

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Fish Interviews: Steve Lis, Skip Frye, Derek Hynd & More

Greetings, Shredderz! Lately I’ve discovered a bunch of b roll interview footage originally shot for the film “Fish: Surfboard Documentary.” The film was written and directed by a gentleman named Joe Ryan. Ryan has posted a bunch of extended interviews on his YouTube channel, and they’re worth checking out. I’m a bit embarrassed…

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Rare 1967 G&S Skip Frye Model

Greetings, Shredderz! I’ve been fortunate enough to feature some really rad Gordon & Smith Skip Frye boards on this blog over the years. (If you’d like to browse some of the greatest hits, I’m partial to this ultra clean example of a 60s G&S Skip Frye longboard, and then this super early G&S…

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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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Shred Sledz Weekend Grab Bag

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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