Ryan Lovelace x Chris Leaman - Gallery

Ryan Lovelace x Chris Leaman – Gallery

Photographer Chris Leaman has been working on a series of photographs featuring East Coast shapers (check out the first installment with shaper Rick Malwitz). However, Santa Barbara’s Ryan Lovelace was recently out his way and Chris was lucky enough to catch up with him to add a little west coast influence to his series. “Ryan…

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Making It: Shawn Stussy

Making It: Shawn Stussy

Interview by Carletes Saez. My personal introduction to Shawn happened in the late 80s when I saw his signature in a skateboarding ad for the very first time. I was about 10 years old at the time and it caught my eye. I could’t really read what it said, but it was beautiful and different…

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Local Legends: Danny Hess

Danny Hess is a legend. He’s a San Francisco¬† funhogger, shaper, surfer and staple who calls the fog soaked shore of Ocean Beach home. His small shaping studio is just a few blocks from some of North America’s best sand bars, which affords a perfect opportunity to hone the art of board building with sustainable…

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Mike Soiza filmmaker shaping

Handcrafted and Homespun

This short combines two of our favorite things, a killer edit and an interesting story about a guy who’s going his own way in the world. Add on top of that the fact that this was made by an Australian University student and we’re even more impressed. Check out the clip, an interview with shaper…

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Ryan Burch And His Parallelogram Asym

With winter and waves on the horizon, here’s a fresh look at Ryan Burch’s take on wave riding a parallelogram asym surfboard. Check out a Grind TV feature straight from the horses mouth for a look into Ryan Burch’s Asymmetrical shaping, surfing and ocean minded way of life.   Cover Photo: Surfer and shaper Ryan…

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