Latest Shaper Stories

2013-09-26 23:35:39

Standup Journal is a magazine known for high quality pictorials featuring the relatively new sport of Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) as photo art. Their Fall 2013 edition of the quarterly periodical also includes an article by Ken Russell about Maui-based board-shaper, Jimmy Lewis. Maui, Hawaii (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 The article chronicles a two-week road trip down the California Coastline as Jimmy and his crew visit every local surf break from San Diego's Tourmaline Beach to the...

2011-02-23 10:19:47

Pukas Surf (the leading manufacturer and distributor of high-performance surfboards in Europe) and Tecnalia Research & Innovation have presented their research work into the mechanical behavior of surfboards. Surfing is still a sport governed by feelings. Most innovations in board design and manufacture, as well as analysis of surfing technique, have been the result of "trial and error" procedures and the experiences of shapers, trainers and surfers. The driving forces behind this joint...

2011-01-27 00:00:00

Eco-Flexâ“ž¢ Technologies Gain Sustainability Endorsement Solana Beach, CA (PRWEB) January 26, 2011 Master surfboard shaper Jake Moss, 15 year manufacturer of Moss Research Surfboards announces the availability of a new collection of surfboards, which define the industry standard in meeting sustainability criteria relating to human, environmental, economic, and social impacts. Up until now, Surfboard making has arguably been one of the least "eco-friendly" crafts...

2010-10-12 13:22:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on the phenomenal success of the ShaToBu(TM) - The Workout You Wear(TM) shaper - Mayfair Tech, Inc. unveils the ShaToBu Shaping Tight - the first-ever tight scientifically proven to help women not only shape their figure, but also tone muscles and burn more calories while doing everyday activities. Developed by Chiropractor Dr. Denise Perron, the ShaToBu Shaping Tight, High-Waist Shaping Tight and Footless Shaping Tight allow women to burn up to...

2010-04-22 14:24:00

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday April 19, surfing icon Robert August, Life Rolls On.org founder Jesse Billauer, Green Foam CEO Joey Santley and artist Roy Gonzalez mapped out Jesse's 'official' surfboard for the Surf Cruise Cup 2010 voyage! The board, shaped entirely from a Green Foam blank consisting of Santley's surf industry material recycling technology, will be custom shaped for Jesse by legendary shaper Robert August as he leads his 'They Will Surf Again'...

2006-02-13 19:25:00

SAN FRANCISCO -- A material developed to protect electronics in nuclear weapons could resolve a shortage after the major supplier of surfboard foam suddenly closed its doors late last year, officials said on Monday. Surfers worldwide reacted with shock and prices shot up in December after the southern California company that invented the foam and fiberglass process used in most surfboards went out of business. Its owner, Gordon Clark, was apparently tired of fighting environmental regulators...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.