By Snow And By Sea

Design Forum: By Snow And By Sea

A decade ago, at a summer spot south of Cannon Beach along the Oregon Coast, Colter Deupree waxed up one of his self-shaped boards for the first time. At a glance, you’d think that Deupree’s creation was better suited for M[...]

The Featherweight Future

Design Forum: The Featherweight Future

Surfers often follow a herd mentality. (Haven’t you noticed that every time you pick an empty beachbreak peak to paddle out at, someone will paddle up right next to you rather than to the identical empty peak down the beach?) For bet[...]

Taking A Stance On Donald Brink’s Asyms

Taking A Stance On Donald Brink's Asyms

A stringerless, polyester resin model with a doughy, curved tail for mushy waves. A 3-pound EPS blank. A symmetrical thruster set-up with the middle fin over your ankle. A Donald Brink quiver is anything but ordinary, and many of his c[...]

Shaper Profile: Todd Proctor

Shaper Profile: Todd Proctor

SHAPER: Todd Proctor Year started shaping: 1991 Boards shaped: 30,000+ What is unique about the boards you shape? I believe that true success is marked by how well you identify with the individual surfer and by going on a journey of di[...]

Shaper Profile: Beau Irvine

Shaper Profile: Beau Irvine

SHAPER: Beau Irvine Year started shaping: 1995 What’s your shaping philosophy? Create beautiful, high-performing surfboards and happy surfers. What is unique about the boards you shape? PIETY is for performance-oriented surfers with [...]