John Cherry is a California surfer/shaper and master craftsman who was inspired and influenced by the work of such legends as Velzy, Bing, and Terry Martin. Starting with his first Balsa board, John has been creating beautiful custom wood projects for over 25 years. We spoke with John to learn more. [click to continue]
Hailing from Cape Town, South Africa, Donald Brink is a talented surfer and humble board builder now living in San Clemente, California. In our latest interview, Donald shares his influences and experiences that have helped shape the meaning of his personal philosophy, “Enjoy Your Water.” [click to continue]
Beautiful tribute film by shaper Donald Brink.
Terry Martin: Of the Light by Cher Pendarvis. “This is a medium format film photograph taken with my old Hasselblad, and there is no Photoshop used, it is strictly traditional film. I was very honored, this was the only photograph that they put in the Live auction at the Terry Martin [click to continue]
An interview with the late Terry Martin for the film BoardRoom: Legends of Surfboard Shaping. Terry shaped for Hobie Surfboards for over 40 years, shaped over 80,000 boards in his career and was one of the most respected shapers ever. Produced by Markus Davids and Rob Jax.
With over 80,000 boards shaped, Terry Martin is a part of every board we as surfers experience. Now Terry is sick. Consider what you can give and donate to help support him. In addition, Terry is shaping a collection of his favorite, most iconic designs, covering seven decades of surfing to be auctioned to help offset his medical expenses. [click to continue]
John Wesley is a talented young surfer/shaper from Dana Point, California. Mentored by Terry Martin and getting his inspiration from such surfing icons as Bob McTavish and Nat Young, John is poised to become the next big thing. We spoke with John to learn more. [click to continue]