Wooden Boards- A Photo Essay


Yip pretty much an ironing board.

Yip pretty much an ironing board.

A turn any multi-finned PU/Epoxy rockerd concaved equipped surfer would be proud of. The fact that it's a hunk of rockerless, finless wood makes it all the more impressive. photo:Digga©

A turn any multi-finned PU/Epoxy rockerd concaved equipped surfer would be proud of. The fact that it's a hunk of rockerless, finless wood makes it all the more impressive. photo:Digga©

With all that flat planing area and no fins to cause drag these 'boards' flew down the line.

With all that flat planing area and no fins to cause drag these 'boards' flew down the line.

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The boys head round for another circuit with Pete Mitchell(helmet) while young Ella Williams negotiates a little dredger in the foreground. photo: Digga©

Look at this shot grommets, it aint your flash 'n' expensive designer fins that help you do good gaffs, it's all about speed and rail work. Nice jam-back on an ironing board stolen from Aunty Mavis's beach bach cupboard...Photo: Digga©

Look at this shot grommets, it aint your flash 'n' expensive designer fins that help you do good gaffs, it's all about speed and rail work. Nice jam-back on an ironing board stolen from Aunty Mavis's beach bach cupboard...Photo: Digga©

They went ok in the pocket too...

They went ok in the pocket too...

It was certainly an interesting display of surfing from the two young travelling Americano's.

It was certainly an interesting display of surfing from the two young travelling Americano's.

The latest craze to hit our shores "FLOOR-BOARDING" photo: Digga©

The latest craze to hit our shores "FLOOR-BOARDING" photo: Digga©

Look closely at the water displacement, he zip-zip-zipping along that wave!! Photo: Digga©

Look closely at the water displacement, he zip-zip-zipping along that wave!! Photo: Digga©

A quick pic to show the extreme amount of rocker in these boards, definitely 90's Momentum generation inspired... Nup nothing to do with ancient hawaiian traditions, none at all.

A quick pic to show the extreme amount of rocker in these boards, definitely 90's Momentum generation inspired... Nup nothing to do with ancient hawaiian traditions, none at all.

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9 Responses to Wooden Boards- A Photo Essay

  1. caveman says:

    I had a wooden board once but had to burn it to stay warm

  2. caveman says:

    I wish I had kept my wooden board, it went alot better than the one i made of stone.

  3. DiggaSURF says:

    So caveman got stoned and accidently burnt his board…filth

  4. anonymous dude says:

    this is a great photo montage… and some outstanding surfing from those groms!

  5. caveman says:

    sorry message deleted due to content being unsuitable under wordpress’s blog guidelines

  6. shane ives says:

    great photos love em, real fast and loose!

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  8. Trent says:

    Nup nothing to do with ancient hawaiian traditions, none at all….UM maybe not the actual design but still credit to the first riders also for the fact it is a wooden board and inspired by them not your original thought ..you know what i mean

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