Ever notice how WCT guys always ride Mayhems at Lowers? Or how they ride DHDs on the Gold Coast? A shaper always shapes for his homebreak first, so it’s only fair that he’ll end up crafting the best boards for his local alley. Which is exactly why everyone from Santa Barbara area rides Channel Islands there -- well, there and everywhere else in the world. Here’s Dane Reynolds, Paker Coffin, Conner Coffin, Yadin Nicol, Bobby Martinez and Timmy Curran having getting their kicks near home.