In today’s episode of The Boardroom, Scott chats with the most recent edition of the Patterson legacy of board builders, Timmy Patterson. Timmy chats about his origin story, the emergence of the now famed San Clemente shaping ghetto, San Clemente’s importance to the surf world, and working with Italo Ferreira as he rises through the … Continue reading "007 – Timmy Patterson"
In today’s episode of The Boardroom, Scott chats with surf industry provocateur, Beach Grit co-founder, and author of the new “Cocaine + Surfing: A Sordid History of Surfing’s Greatest Love Affair”, Chas Smith. From greatest rock n’ roll drummers, to the hypocrisy of surf media, to the oxymoron of “surf journalism”, the boys discuss the … Continue reading "006 – Chas Smith: Cocaine + Surfing"
? In today’s episode of The Boardroom, Scott Bass chats with San Diego artisan surfboard shaper Chris Christenson about being mentored by Dick Brewer and Skip Frye, golfing with Tiger Woods, his very close escape of the Pukas fire, and Chris weighs-in on the ongoing Import vs Domestic debate. Let us begin. Visit ChristensonSurfboards.com Follow … Continue reading "005 – Chris Christenson"
In today’s episode of The Boardroom, Scott visits Channel Islands surfboards in Carpinteria, California to chat with general manager Scott Anderson about their upcoming 50th anniversary, Al Merrick’s origin story, developments in eco friendly manufacturing, Kelly and Rob’s departure from the brand, and what’s next for Channel Islands. Let’s us begin. Follow @CISurfboards and CISurfboards.com … Continue reading "004 – Scott Anderson of Channel Islands Surfboards"
In today’s episode of The Boardroom Show, Scott Bass and Firewire CEO Mark Price have a candid conversation about the state of surfboard manufacturing, evolving retail practices and pricing strategies, importing surfboards, and how Firewire’s business model has adapted to accommodate market changes in over the past 3 decades. Enjoy! Follow @FirewireSurfboards and FirewireSurfboards.com CREDITS Host, … Continue reading "003 – Mark Price, CEO of Firewire Surfboards"
Dennis Jarvis of Spyder Surfboards joins The Boardroom podcast to talk about AmericaBoardBuilders.com. Jarvis, a California native, former pro surfer-turned shaper who built boards for elite surfers Tom Curren and Ross Williams. His board brand Spyder Surf expanded to offer clothing and is largely distributed through his three retails stores in the South Bay of Los Angeles. … Continue reading "002 – Dennis Jarvis of Spyder Surf and American Board Builders"
Welcome to The Boardroom podcast. Spawned from a desire to continue the conversations that take place at our annual surfboard tradeshow, Scott Bass is bringing you detailed discussions about waves and the equipment to ride them with. In today’s episode, Scott gives a brief history of wave pools and has a discussion with Willy McFarland … Continue reading "001 – American Wave Machines: Willy McFarland"