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Breakfast of Champions: Nectar Surfboards

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we’ve got another classic thanks to the surf industry of the Eighties, which is responsible for some of the strangest, funniest and flat out entertaining ads I’ve seen. Picture below is a Nectar Surfboards ad for the Growler Model, starring shaper Craig Hollingsworth. Nectar was the initial US licensee for…

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Sagas of Shred

Tom Curren and Brad Gerlach for Rip Curl: Sagas of Shred

Greetings, Shredderz! It’s Thursday evening, and I come bearing gifts. For those of you who have never read the blog before, welcome to Sagas of Shred. It’s a weekly series, published Thursday evenings (California time), where I scan a different vintage surf ad for every entry. Tonight we have some pretty familiar territory:…

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