Design Forum: Super’s “Spam”

Design Forum: Super’s “Spam”

It’s a sunny fall afternoon in Encinitas, California, and Dion Agius is milling around local shop Univ, where he’ll be premiering his new film “The Smiling Bag” tonight to a packed house. There are a handful of [...]

What He Rode: Mick Fanning at Lowers

What He Rode: Mick Fanning at Lowers

MICK FANNING HEIGHT: 5’10″ (177 cm) WEIGHT: 161 lbs (73 kg) SHAPER: Darren Handley MODEL: Duck’s Nuts TAIL: Squash LENGTH: 5’10” WIDTH:  18 ¾” THICKNESS: 2 1/4″ VOLUME: 26.26L CONCAVE: Subtle single [...]

What He Rode

What He Rode

JEREMY FLORES HEIGHT 5’9″ WEIGHT: 150lbs. SHAPER: Jason Stevenson (JS Surfboards) MODEL: Forget Me Not TAIL: Round pin LENGTH: 6’0″ WIDTH: 18 1/4″ THICKNESS: 2 5/16″ VOLUME:  25L CONCAVE: Slight[...]

What She Rode: Courtney Conlogue

What She Rode: Courtney Conlogue

This is really our high-performance shortboard. It’s got a fair amount of rocker in the board and it was really designed to be ridden in high-quality waves. This is the model that Courtney brings with her on tour. She has an array of[...]

What He Rode: Mick Fanning at Bells

What He Rode: Mick Fanning at Bells

MICK FANNING HEIGHT: 5’10″ (177 cm) WEIGHT: 161 lbs (73 kgs) MODEL: Duck’s Nuts SHAPER: Darren Handley TAIL Squash LENGTH: 5’11″ WIDTH: 18.75″ THICKNESS: 2.25″ VOLUME: 26.21L CONCAVE: Single to double GLASSING: Single 4 o[...]

What He Rode: Kelly Slater

What He Rode: Kelly Slater

It's extremely fast with a single-concave bottom. On this particular board, Kelly had asked for a slight modification in concave behind the front fins, which in turn altered the rail rocker out the tail. This could possibly have helped[...]

Cardboard Chaos

Cardboard Chaos

If you thought the “Ride Anything” movement that defined the last decade had run its course, think again. Recently, Southern California-based shaper Doc Lausch and a team from Signal Snowboards created a functional shortboa[...]