Surfboards come in a whole array of shapes, sizes, and specifications these days. There are more options when buying a wave stick than there are in a shitty chain coffee shop.
Advances in technology have altered design, materials, construction and, of course, the price of surfboards. So, with this cutting edge technology being at the forefront of the surf business, it makes perfect sense that one of the most desirable, not to mention expensive surfboards on the market is 3000 years old and made from nothing more than a lump of ancient wood.
Californian surfboard shaper Larry Fuller has taken to crafting boards out of extremely old wood. Via a network of wood specialists, he’s managed to find some timber that’s a solid 3000 years old and has hundreds of surfboards hidden within it, just waiting to be carved out.