Indian Summer in January…75 degrees glassy and west swell for days…It was a good run…thank you Mother Ocean
New boards and surfing new waves go hand in hand. One thing wonderful about surfing is there are endless new waves to ride…what’s at the end of the rainbow?
Kaimanu will be presenting at the Salt of the Earth Surfing Conference at the University of California Santa Cruz on November 2. The conference is being put on by folks at the university to cover the changing aspects of surfboard technology and the cultural diasporas of surfing. Should be interesting and it will be full of many different people. Its an honor to be a guest speaker.
Got the latest cover of Euro Mag Beach Brother from a session last October down the street from my house in Grover Beach…Really nice quality magazine glossy print and printed in French, German, and Portuguese…Chris Burkhard photo…stoked
Recent Custom Boards for Summer 2013
5’6″ Agave/Redwood/Hemp 6’5″ Grouch for Jake Davi
5’7″ Agave/Redwood/Hemp Fish 5’11″ Brofessional 5’11″ Paddilac
6’0″ StepDown 5’7″ FishStick
Here’s a shot taken by Chris Burkhard and featured on SurferMag.com
Cayucos Pier on my 5’6″ Agave Gemini Twinni, I have shaped 2 more of these and been milling up stalks with friend and legend surfer Ryan Blackburn at his wood shop. These boards are available for custom order for anyone who wants one of these magic surfboards…grown not made!
Surfline featured the Central Coast on the latest edition of Shaper’s Alley. Much respect and inspiration from the fellow shaper’s here in San Luis Obispo County as well as legends Dave Parmenter and PJ Wahl for laying down the foundations and my Pops for showing me the way.