Rabbit Kekai

Guy Okazaki

by Rhea Cortado on January 9, 2013 · 1 comment

Guy Okazaki’s long shaping career feels as if it has literally come full circle. The first boards he made in the mid-1960s in Venice were longboard outlines, scaled down to shorter lengths at the dawn of the transition. Today his most requested models are modern experiments of a similar form — wide-noses, full-templates and pintails. [click to continue]

Mike Siordia

by Ed Factor on August 23, 2012 · 3 comments

How to describe Mike Siordia in five or 6 words: charismatic, artistic, stylistic, insightful, smooth. Naw, that’s just too cliché. To quote one of my favorite movies of all time, The Stoned Age, “He’s just some dude.” Just some dude raised on an often forgotten stretch of beach in the southern most corner pocket of the Santa Monica Bay – the South Bay. [click to continue]