Board Stories (part 2)
Second Portfolio of wooden boards that crossed time. Balsa, teak, bamboo, precious essences sculpted by sea lovers shapers…
Second part of the portfolio about wooden boards. Just a reminder to noble materials, the incredible feeling of communion with material. Besides the difficulty to surf boards whose weight or the fact of having no fin, changes the game.
Here we are beyond surfing, you must give yourself completely to enjoy to ride these incredible objects, alaia, giant olo, planket, paipo or other weird stuff.
As in car business, where today a single line base shape models of all brands, surfboards in surfshops seem issued from one mold.
Decades ago, each was unique and we had a festival of original shaped models, whose resin scent was that of rare species, not a stincky chemistry mixture.
Working for several years in tourism in France and abroad, Jean-Hervé Cristol (aka Jean Révé) also has a large number of kilometer mark traveling around Planet Surf in search of endless summer waves.
In 2004 he created Destination Surf, the first agency specialized in Surf Travel , then Endless Summer a blog with tips, info and travel stories, in order to enjoy and share this rewarding experience with all surf travelers. → Learn more