Vanda Surf – Behind The Shaper
May 12, 2019

Photo: Ed Sloane

I recently sat down with for a candid conversation for Behind The Shaper, a collaborative project between URBNsurf and SurfVisuals.

The premise was a series of no-holds-barred interviews with 12 surfboard shapers from Victoria’s surf coast.

The Victorian surf coast is surfing’s Mecca. The birthplace of surfing culture, industry and bespoke craftsmanship.

What began as a love project rapidly expanded into an 80-page magazine, website, multiple social channels, a 6-episode podcast and birthed a range of custom boards to be debuted at URBNSURF‘s new Melbourne complex in late 2019.

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I’m extremely humbled to have been selected to be part of this unique project. I’m so glad to be amongst friends and have been provided the privilege of extending the legacy of Australian shaping.

– Vanda, May 2019.

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