The Archive

Retro Ryan Burch Squit Fish & More

Greetings, Shredderz! One of the best parts about writing this blog is getting to hear from other people who share my passion for awesome surfboards. I’m lucky to get some killer submissions, so thank you to anyone and everyone who’s taken time to send over some pics and back story! (And I should…

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80s Stussy Surfboard: Back to the Future

As far as I can tell, Shawn Stussy’s work isn’t displayed at Art Basel, or sold by big auction houses with billionaires on speed dial. Every once in a while he’ll shape a bunch of boards and then sell them all at once out of a friend’s backyard in Laguna Beach. I don’t…

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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

Dane Kealoha, A Killer 80s Stussy, MR & More

Greetings, Shredderz! Welcome to the latest Social Media Roundup, which features some Instagram highlights from over the past month or so. I’ve really been enjoying photographer John Bilderback’s recent posts. Here’s a sequence of Dane Kealoha. There’s something hypnotic about these shots from photographer Shawn Parkin. To quote one of the comments, “that…

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Stunning Stussy 2+1

Greetings, Shredderz! Longtime Shred Sledz readers no doubt know about my fascination with Shawn Stussy’s surfboards. As a brand, I would say I like Stussy, but what I really dig is the fact the streetwear juggernaut has its origins in the humble shaping bays of Orange County. Stussy — and by extension, streetwear…

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An Exceptional Eighties Stussy Twin Fin

Greetings, Shredderz! For those of you who aren’t yet aware, Shred Sledz is very much a pro-Shawn Stussy blog. Surfboards might only be a small part of the Stussy story, but that’s where it all started. As for how it ended, well, Stussy has had an incredible impact on not just fashion but…

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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

1980 Stussy Single Fin, Dane Kealoha & Rick Rasmussen

Greetings, Shredderz! Welcome to the latest edition of the Social Media Roundup. Below you’ll find a hand picked selection of some of my favorite Instagram posts from over the past month. Gordinho, AKA Paul Cohen, is a photographer who has been based in Hawaii since the 70s. He has been posting some incredible…

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Stussy Twin Fin, Pinline Bonanza Pt II & More

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we’re trying something new, and it has everything to do with you wonderful people. Shout out to anyone and everyone who has taken the time to send pics and share stories of boards that they love. I’m sorry I can’t publish all of them, but I appreciate every message I…

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Stussy Surfboards: Equipment for the Modern Age

Greetings, Shredderz! There are a handful of rules I try to live by. One of those rules is that you can never, ever have too many Stussy surfboards. Today we’ve got an ultra clean example of a classic Shawn Stussy surfboard shaped in 1985. Thanks to James for sending in photos of the…

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Stussy Surfboards

California Gold Vintage Surf Auction 2020

Greetings, Shredderz! Scott Bass’ Boardroom Show and its accompanying California Gold Vintage Surf Auction were originally scheduled for May 2020 before Covid-19 ruined everybody’s plans for the year. While the in-person aspects of the show have been delayed, if not outright canceled, the auction continues online. Bidding commenced yesterday on a fresh lot…

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Eighties Stussy for John Gothard

Greetings, Shredderz! Today I’m stoked to give you a closer look at a very special surfboard. Featured here is a Eighties Shawn Stussy surfboard that was shaped for pro surfer and former Stussy team rider John Gothard. John was kind enough to send me the photos you see in this post. Give him…

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