Almost 25 years after Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard began hammering pitons, Fletcher, Yvon’s son, started Point Blanks (now FCD Surfboards) in a shack next door to the original Iron Works. Like father like son: Fletcher and Point Blanks proceeded to lay-up and destroy hundreds of fiberglass/ foam panels until they found a better, stronger and lighter way to build boards. And, with a group of freethinking surfers and shapers, designed higher-performance boards using the new technology.
The Slow is Fast tour is making its last stop at Patagonia Ventura on Friday the 13th at 6PM! Stop by for a slide show & short film, live music by Todd Hannigan and friends, beer from Island Brewing, diner … Continue reading →
“I am at my most heightened state amongst big waves and ocean swells. It’s what I love the most about surfing. One of the biggest threats to our oceans is plastic pollution. This campaign is a step towards changing that. … Continue reading →