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.
“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 →
180° South World Premiere Join us for the world premiere of 180° South at the Santa Barbara Film Festival. When: Wednesday, February 10, 2010, 7:30pm Where: The Arlington Theater, 1317 State St., Santa Barbara, CA What: 180° South, an adventure … Continue reading →