The Surfboard Guide is all about surfboards, and is designed for Surfers.
Learn more about your favourite shapers, and even learn about some shapers you've never even heard about.
We'll delve a little into design and surfboard tech, but try and keep it pretty simple for the everyday surfer!
Alex Crews / ACSOD Surfboards - The Surfboard Guide
In this episode we chat with Alex Crews of ACSOD Surfboards, and learn where the name "ACSOD" came from, and also Alex's fondness of rap music.
Alex discusses what it's like being a shaper on the Gold Coast surrounded by some of the best high performance surfboard shapers on the planet.
Alex also shares what it's like to have a feedback loop via a brother who is one of Australia's best surfers, and also making boards for some of the worlds best surfers.
URBNSURF - Australia's first Wave Pool - The Surfboard Guide
We catch up with Rupert who is the Group & Brand Marketing Manager for URBNSURF Australia.
In this episode we learn a lot about URBNSURF and their Wavegarden technology, and also about wave pool technology in general.
Rupert shares what it was like opening Australia’s first wave pool with so much demand, and then quickly shutting things down due to COVID, then operating through stringent Melbourne lock-downs.
We also learn about the plans for URBNSURF to open more locations across Australia!
Connor O'Leary - The Surfboard Guide Podcast
We chat with WSL World Tour Surfer Connor O'Leary about his time qualifying for the world tour, the ups and downs of competing on the world tour, and also what it's like competing internationally with the uncertainty of the COVID.
Connor shares with us some of his favourite Channel Islands surfboard models, what its like working with Britt Merrick, and also shares his take on literage, and alternative EPS technologies like Spinetek.
Alex Gray - The Surfboard Guide Podcast
We chat with Alex Gray about his career as a Professional Surfer, whether it was his early beginnings on the NSSA, as a competitive surfer chasing the WQS, competing on the Big Wave World Tour, or travelling the globe as a paid free surfer.
Alex shares some of the challenges he's been through like the loss of his brother Chris, how Alex almost died himself, and how he's made a positive out of this for himself and others with things like his surf therapy and public speaking.
Malachi Boyce of Route One Surfboards - The Surfboard Guide
We chat with Malachi Boyce from Route One Surfboards located on Californias Central Coast.
Malachi discusses surfboard design and the search for more sustainable surfboards materials, what inspires him to shape, and why on a good day on Californias Central Coast - localism is alive and well.
Justin Ternes of Dark Arts Surfboards - The Surfboard Guide
We chat with Justin Ternes about how he came into shaping, working with amazing shapers like Chris Christenson, and his commitment to building high quality surf craft, which lead him to Dark Arts.
We delve into the Dark Arts construction, and what it is like making Dark Arts carbon wrapped boards for some of the worlds best surfers such as John John Florence (Spoiler: you might JJF on a Dark Arts wrapped Pyzel in 2021 WSL events)