Boardworks has announced that Strive Surfboards will be joining Boardworks Surf’s roster of premier surfboard brands with first shipments arriving in September 2014. Strive founder and shaper Jon Henderson states, “As Strive Surfboards continues to grow we are especially stoked to partner with Boardworks to improve our distribution and customer service. Boardworks is a surf-centered company, committed to professional service, on-time delivery, and constant improvement.”
Strive Surfboards was founded in January 2000 in Santa Cruz, California by surfer/shaper Jon Henderson. The Strive brand has always been centered on providing a fun, enjoyable surfing experience for surfers of all sizes and ability levels. “We believe in building quality, reliable products which are stylish and attractive,” says Henderson. “Strive aims to be the best value in the surf industry. Every detail of the boards are carefully considered and constantly managed. That means spending plenty of time mowing foam in the shaping room, as well as getting feedback from our expanding domestic and international customer base.”
Mike Fox owner of Boardworks commented “We are really excited to bring Strive Surfboards into the Boardworks family. I personally picked Strive because of Jon Henderson’s commitment to performance, quality and versatility in surfboard design. The Strive brand will add a wide range of proven performance shapes to our continuously growing offering.” Boardworks will be manufacturing and distributing a full line of Strive surfboards with 10 different models ranging from alternative performance shortboards, classic fish, mid sized boards, to performance and classic longboards.
About Boardworks Surf:
Based in Carlsbad California, Boardworks Surf, a leader in the surf and standup paddle industries designs and manufactures innovative and award winning surfboards, standup paddle boards, paddles, and accessories. The focus of Boardworks is to build user-friendly performance products that make your time on the water more enjoyable. There are many types of waterways in this world and many different ways to enjoy surfing and Stand Up Paddling. Boardworks’ design approach ensures that you have the perfect board for your next surf or SUP adventure. Along with the Boardworks branded products, Boardworks manufactures and distributes surfboards and SUP boards for some of the worlds premier brands including Infinity, Badfish Standup Paddle, Morrelli & Melvin, Rusty, Hynson, Ben Aipa, Strive, and Hansen using our proprietary construction technologies.
Strive Surfboards is a family owned and operated surf brand based in Santa Cruz, California. Founder/ Head Shaper, Jon Henderson has lived and made surfboards on the US East Coast, Gulf Coast and West Coast. Strive shapes have been proven from Pipeline to Trestles; Pensacola to Peahi (Jaws); Mavericks to Hatteras. The Strive brand aims to offer the best surfing experience and value to all surfers all over the world.