Stephanie Gilmore ripping on a MR x Mayhem "California Twin"
I stumbled across the Electric Acid Surfboard test with Steph over at Stab and thought i'd share a clip of her absolutely ripping on the board I shaped with Matt 'Mayhem' Biolos. Take a look and enjoy.
Behind The Curtain - Mark Richards: By FCS
Mark Richard is considered surfing royalty, not only for achieving 4 consecutive World Titles but for also pioneering a radical approach to wave riding made possible by his famous twin-fin designs. But there’s a backstory here…
Mark Richards segment from the 1982 classic, Storm Riders.
Storm Riders is a 1982 film by David Lourie, Jack McCoy and Dick Hoole, featuring some of the world's best surfers. Check out my feature section.
Why I first started shaping - The initial push
I’d go to the factory, watch him (Jeff) shape and whenever someone came in and said hey the surfs really good, everyone would stop, whatever they were doing they would stop and just all go in mass and go surfing
Creating my first twin fin - "It went so good, I couldn’t believe how good it went".
I sat down with the crew at FCS to discuss the first twin fin I shaped and how it went.
The Twinny's new lease on life
I'm just really grateful that the twin fin has been taken out of the museum and given this whole new lease on life with so many young surfers and so many young shapers embracing them and doing new twin fin models.
A Tooheys beer commercial from the 80's
Taking a stroll back in time to when I was featured in a beer commercial.
Lipped Interview: A few words about pro surfing with James and Cahill
A discussion about modern surfing and competition.
Where it all began: A Brief History
My shaping career began at age 13, when I got an electric planer for Christmas. There was no such thing as Pro Surfing in those days, and if you surfed, the dream career was to work in the surfboard industry.