random thoughts from slide65

"hand-shaping is critical to the evolution of the surfboard. It has been passed down from generation to generation... Hand-shaping really is the soul of the surfboard and in many ways the soul of surfing itself.
It will be a sad day if the hand-shaped surfboard ever goes away."
— Greg Noll

Category Archives: team rider

Joe Hornbuckle joins Slide 65 Team

Former contest hotshot Joe has chosen to embrace Traditional Log riding as he continues on his upward path. The St Agnes based 17-year old is perpetually stoked and destined for a solid surfing career. I would like to take this opportunity to welcome him to the Slide family.

Rob Wright and Gwilym Pritchard talk board shapes

Gwilym Pritchard joins Slide 65 team

Up and coming rider Gwilym Pritchard continues the trend of stylish traditionalists emerging from the hot bed of Sennen Cove. His reactive and energetic style already makes him a stand out in the line up, and I am sure a great surfing career lies ahead for him. I personally want to wish him all the […]

Colm Doyle joins Slide 65

18 year old Southern Irish surfer Colm is the latest addition to the Slide 65 team. Watch out for this fella, he’s really going places.

Logging time. Team riders Josh, Maisie and Rich

Stylish Pick-Up

Local legend and all-round nice guy Chris Ryan collected his Cruise Control Pintail in style in his ’67 Pontiac this week.

Cheater 5

Team rider Josh Daniel at Noosa, Australia. That tan is obscene! Photo: Pierce Anderson

Faster than a speeding bullet…

  Josh Daniel with his 6’0 Single Fin speed machine

Maximum tip time for Mike Lay

  Slide 65 teamrider Mike Lay fresh back back from a trip to California was yesterday straight into riding a modified noserider shape based around his current Layback model. Mike was clocking up some serious tip time at a sheltered spot in West Cornwall. Looking sharp, it’s good to see you back Mike.

Grooming the gold