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...
The Mentawai Islands are secluded and beautiful place. To motor out from the port of Padang as the sun is setting, and wake up in a play ground of world class reef breaks is a highly recommended adventure. A group of old friends chartered a boat and the Big Sun boys Ryan Glover, Jimmy Avery and Lee Glover were among them. It was a great time of surfing, fishing, guitar and Bintangs. Below is a small photo essay from Ryan Glover and a few waves from the boys. Enjoy.
Ryan Glover pushes our 8ft downrail midlength into bigger surf at his local beachy. Enjoy.
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
A day in the sun. Ryan taking his 9'7 Big Log pin-tail for a slide. This board is big and flat, perfect for those small summer swells.