||Years in the job?
||39 years of not havin a real job!
||How many boards have you made in that time?
||between 27 > 15,127……memory used to be better!
||What idea rises above all others when you re shaping / designing a board?
||What s the golden rule of shaping (for you)?
||……SHAPE IT,SURF IT,AND BETTER IT
||Describe your signature model at the moment?
||METRO,DEEP CONCAVE ,FASTEST BOARD ON THE PLANET.EASY PADDLING,HIGH SPEED TURNS THAT MAKE YA TREMBLE!
||What s your local break?
||What s your inspiration for making the boards you make?
||tOW SURFING,TESTING DESIGNS AND MATERIALS AT TWICE THE SPEED…MY FORMULA 1…….
||Have you ever thought about doing something else?
||YES AND I REALISE THERES NOT MUCH ELSE I CAN DO EXCEPT SURF AND DESIGN.
||When was your last holiday?
||…DON’T HAVE EM,
||Favourite TV show?
||BANANAS IN JAMAS
|| Favourite colour?
||ST EMILLION 83/85
||Your most memorable manoeuvre and where was it?
||BOTTOM TURN HACK OFF THE TOP AT….7K BAY!
||Do you recall the best board you ever made and what happened to it?
||HAVE HAD NUMEROUS…..EGES LOST ONE AT PRINCETOWN,BROWNY BURNT MY DANE K TWINNIE…BUT I STILL HAVE MY 20 YEAR OLD FRANCE TUBERIDR..THE MOST TUBED BOARD IN HISTORY!
||How do you feel about the shift to Asian manufacturing by the larger players in the surfboard industry?
||INEVITABLE,AND HAS SHAKEN UP OUR INDUSTRY,BUT KILLED OFF THE NEXT GENERATION OF S/BD WORKERS…
|| Where would you like to be in 10 years?
||…SURFING,DESIGNING ,SHAPING…..WITH THE ODD VISIT TO THE SURGEON TO KEEP THE BODILY PARTS STILL FUNCTIONING.
||How do you feel about the professional surfing world tour?
||….ITS ALL A BIT RETRO AND BORING…NO NEW S/BD DESIGNS IN 10 YEARS,NO TIME TO TEST….BUT SOME GREAT SURFING STILL GOING ON
||What time do you go to bed?
||And what time do you get up?