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.
Producer: Chris Burkard & Ben Weiland Russia, The Outpost Vol. 1 surf DVD + Book by Chris Burkard and Ben Weiland follows Keith Malloy, Dane Gudauskas, Cyrus Sutton, Trevor Gordon, Foster Huntington, Chris Burkard, and Ben Weiland as they journey … Continue reading →
Seeking Shade Keith was really getting after it this session. It was on day two or three so everyone was fully rested and ready to go. That shirt Keith is wearing is a new fabric that we’re thinking of using … Continue reading →