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Gordon Woods V-Bottom

By April 28, 2018 No Comments

Gordon Woods 8’0 V-Bottom 92.77 made for such a limited time these creatures are as rare as they are difficult to ride (well for this Kook anyway). Credited as the pivotal turning point in the ‘shortboard revolution’ after Bob McTavish took one in his single Board quiver to Hawaii in 1967. When he dropped down the face of a Sunset Beach bomb in the Duke Invitational, on the beach the surfing fraternity gasped and ‘things changed’ when despite sliding out on the bottom turn his near vertical change of direction was Board evolution in action. The V-Bottom didn’t survive the mass design evolution of the next 4 years but it played a significant staring 🌟 role. 🏄🏢

 

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