Sunday, November 28, 2010

Radical Meyerhoffer longboard designs, a new frontier or a gimmick?

Check out these wild new surfboards from Thomas Meyherhoffer, a former Apple employee who took a radical approach to re designing the longboard. He has one a few design contests around the world and so far his boards have been getting rave reviews and have been getting mentioned in non-surf media such as Men's Health.

According to the company, the unconventional shape maximizes ease of paddling while allowing for unmatched maneuverability. We will see if the design catches on. The company is also launching a line of shortboards this spring.

Friday, November 5, 2010

Andy Irons Dies Tuesday - R.I.P One Of The Greats

Surfing lost one of its greatest this week when Andy Irons, Hawaii native and brother of Bruce Irons passed away during a layover in Texas.

Here are a couple of stories detailing what happened and the response from the surfing community as well as some sick videos of him ripping.

Andy Irons
(July 24,1978 – November 2, 2010)

Story detailing the circumstances surrounding his death

Billabong story on Andy Irons paddle out memorial

Andy Irons Videos

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Wednesday, November 3, 2010

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Monday, November 1, 2010

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Birthdate: March 5th, 1990
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