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A 40 year old shot, taken in 1977 by Dan Merkel at Haleiwa in Hawaii

A 40 year old shot, taken in 1977 by Dan Merkel at Haleiwa in Hawaii A 40 year old shot, taken in 1977 by Dan Merkel at Haleiwa in Hawaii. I’m riding a Twin Fin, 6’4″, 21″ wide, 27/8″ thick. It’s the multi coloured Twin Fin I was riding in the movie Free Ride. I still have this board &…

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A shot from 1978 at Winki Pop – Fairy Bower in Sydney taken during the

A shot from 1978 at Winki Pop - Fairy Bower in Sydney taken during the 2SM Coca Cola Surfabout event A shot from 1978 at Winki Pop – Fairy Bower in Sydney taken during the 2SM Coca Cola Surfabout event. The board is my “Free Ride” twin fin, 6’4″ long, 21″ wide & 27/8″ thick. Photo by Peter Crawford. John…

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This is a 1978 “Free Ride” Retro Twin Fin model I did for Chris Athas

This is a 1978 "Free Ride" Retro Twin Fin model I did for Chris Athas This is a 1978 “Free Ride” Retro Twin Fin model I did for Chris Athas. It’s the same dimensions as my board from that year, 6’4″ long, 21″ wide & 27/8″ thick. Mono will be spraying it replicating the original…

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Tomohiro Soeda with a range of Retro Twin Fins

Tomohiro Soeda with a range of Retro Twin Fins Tomohiro Soeda with a range of Retro Twin Fins. From Left to Right,, Tomohiro’s custom 1980 Retro Pro model. A 1978 Free Ride replica model. A 1980 Retro Twin Fin model. Both sprayed by Mono & glassed at PSM. Photo, @ryomayamato @tomohiro_soeda…

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These are the second & third Twin Fins I shaped for myself in 1978, the

These are the second & third Twin Fins I shaped for myself in 1978, the photo was taken in 1990 in the old garage at the back of our shop in Newcastle by Dave Kelly These are the second & third Twin Fins I shaped for myself in 1978, the photo was taken in 1990 in the old garage at the back of our shop in Newcastle by Dave Kelly. USA “Surfing Magazine” had commissioned Dave to get some photos of the boards…

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A collection of 1980 Retro Twin Fins, Flying Fish models, Bumble Bee model & a

A collection of 1980 Retro Twin Fins, Flying Fish models, Bumble Bee model & a Free Ride model in Mono's rack of finished sprays A collection of 1980 Retro Twin Fins, Flying Fish models, Bumble Bee model & a Free Ride model in Mono’s rack of finished sprays. @markmonostewart2481 @slimes_surf_skate #mr1980retrotwinfinmodel #mr1980retrotwinfin #mrretrotwinfin…

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My “Free Ride” Twin Fin leaning against a tree in 1978 at the Haleiwa Beach

My "Free Ride" Twin Fin leaning against a tree in 1978 at the Haleiwa Beach Park, North Shore, Hawaii My “Free Ride” Twin Fin leaning against a tree in 1978 at the Haleiwa Beach Park, North Shore, Hawaii. It’s 6’4″, 21″ wide & 27/8″ thick. I shaped it out of a Midget Farrelly Surfblank & did the colors…

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Mono’s spray rack at PSM in Byron Bay

Mono's spray rack at PSM in Byron Bay Mono’s spray rack at PSM in Byron Bay. From left to right, a Squeegee design on a 1979 MR Retro single fin with a round tail. A Free Ride Retro MR twin fin with the original spray from 1978. A Town & Country twin fin shaped by The “Buzz”…

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This is a clip Quiksilver put together of me & Instagramed on @quiksilver for their

This is a clip Quiksilver put together of me & Instagramed on @quiksilver for their Stay High Ad campaign This is a clip Quiksilver put together of me & Instagramed on @quiksilver for their Stay High Ad campaign. The first wave is at Off The Wall in 1978 on the 6’4″ Free Ride Twin Fin. The next wave where I get a tube is on a 7’8″ wing…

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I’m with Kalani David at the recent Slimes Surf & Skate Board night

I'm with Kalani David at the recent Slimes Surf & Skate Board night I’m with Kalani David at the recent Slimes Surf & Skate Board night. Kalani was in Newcastle competing in Surfest & grabbed this 5’6″ 1980 Retro Twin Fin to take back home to Hawaii. Looking forward to seeing some shots of him…

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