The Archive

The 2023 Shreddies Awards

Welcome to the 2023 Shreddies Awards! No, it’s not a real award. Not yet, anyway. But it is a recap of some of my favorite surf content from the past year. There’s a ton of good stuff in there, if I say so myself Surfboard of the Year: Ryan Burch Twin Fin Fish…

Continue reading
Sagas of Shred

Tom Curren for Rip Curl

Tom Curren’s orange and yellow Rip Curl short john from the 1987 / 1988 Hawaiian winter is on the short list of memorable wetsuits. (My personal favorite? Kelly’s all white number, which he rode at J Bay and in France in 2005, if memory serves correctly.) I recently posted a Vince Cavataio photo…

Continue reading
Sagas of Shred

Tom Curren for Ocean Pacific

Greetings, Shredderz! I’m on a bit of a Tom Curren kick today, as I earlier today I shared an Instagram post featuring his segment in Lost Surfboard’s seminal 5’5″ x 19 1/4″ film. Here’s more Curren, this time in a, well, unusual 80s ad for longtime clothing sponsor Ocean Pacific.

Continue reading

A Tribute to Art Brewer

Sadly, Art Brewer passed away earlier this month. He leaves behind a legacy as one of the greatest surf photographers ever. What I love about Brewer’s work is the way he complemented the action shots with incredible portraits. I’m also struck by the sheer length of Brewer’s career. He got his start in…

Continue reading
Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

Tom Curren Quiver, The Green Iguana & More

Greetings, Shredderz! Per Shred Sledz custom, here are some surfboard-related highlights from social media over the past month or so. There’s some nice range in this edition, if I do say so myself, spanning from a talented modern board builder to some classic Occy vs Curren vibes. Keep reading for more. Tristan Mausse…

Continue reading
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…

Continue reading
Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

Tom Curren, Tommy Witt, Tyler Warren: Social Media Roundup

Greetings, Shredderz! Per the usual, here are some standout social media posts from the last month or so. We’ve got all sorts of heat this month, starting with a great surfer / shaper putting a Jacobs Lance Carson Model through its paces, and a visit to an underappreciated surf destination. Keep scrolling for…

Continue reading
Tom Curren

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…

Continue reading
Clipz

“Assorted Rides” with Devon Howard & More

Greetings, Shredderz! Here are some hand selected edits that I think you’ll enjoy. “Assorted Rides” starring Devon Howard This isn’t Devon Howard‘s first appearance on the Clipz series, and it’s not hard to see why. Maybe I’m just old, but I much prefer watching Howard surf compared to a lot of pros. The…

Continue reading
Page 1/4Older