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A STUDY IN ASYMMETRY: UPDATED

A high performance asymmetric surfboard design by Ryan Glover. Three factors considered: rail, tail and fin set up. The toe side rail leads into a broad flat tail simulating a twin swallow, and implementing the broad planing surface and speed one generates from the twin keels and mini-simmons hulls we have been enjoying lately. The fin set up on this side is that of a twin fin with a classic early seventies fin shape and size. The heel side rail flows down into a rounded tail similar to that of a high performance thruster. The fin setup on the heel side is that of a quad with a normal sized performance fin and a slightly smaller trailing fin. The final...

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THE MIDLENGTH EVOLUTION: A SHORT HISTORY AND A YOUNG WAYNE LYNCH

 LIVING IN A CHYLD’S DREAM: The History of Mid-length Surfboard Riding is Now A short history by Kent Turkich. Originally found here at Australian Surfing Resurrection.  Living in a chYld’s dream! In spring 1967 the surfboard rider and shaper BoB Mctavish was eking out a spiritual existence living in various houses Sydney’s Whale Beach on a diet of r&b, psychedelic music, Mary Jane and LSD. Warumfff! As though the summer cricket season had come early, he had the vision to put vee bottom contours like the back of cricket bats onto increasingly shorter, lighter and thinner surfboards. Initially the boards were otherwise like the involvement style logs born in Noosa (where they still prevail) and exhibited some hang-ups in 9 foot proportions....

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SOCIETY by TCSS

  We are feeling super proud to be involved with this web series Society by TCSS. TCSS started as a group of like minded friends, artists, surfers, illustrators, film makers and designers. 9 years on the brand is international, the network much wider, but the core hasn't changed. TCSS is 100% independent, they do what they want and make what they like. Society is a celebration of all things Critical. Those doing great things, using their hands & the limited resources available to them.  We look forward to bringing them to you as they are released.  Cheers https://www.thecriticalslidesociety.com/blogs/news

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