Vintage Surfboard Shawn Tomson 1977/1978 single fin Rare wood veneer. 7 0 x 20 7/8 x. Surfing and the Free Ride generation. In 1975, Tomson was an integral part of the "Free Ride" generation. Along with Australians Wayne Bartholomew.
And Mark Warren, they rode the infamous waves along Oahu's. With a style, aggression, and raw courage unseen prior to their arrival. Collectively, these surfers changed the face of surfing and were the first to really apply themselves as serious professional surfers.With his good looks, eloquence, and undeniable athleticism, Tomson served by default as the face and voice of this movement and he is still viewed as the prototype blueprint for today's pro surfer, with legions of fans throughout the world. Tomson won the highly coveted IPS World Championship. On a performance level, Tomson completely changed the way the tube section of the wave was ridden, using a unique style of pumping and weaving through and around collapsing sections of the barrel. Even today, his electrifying performances at Off The Wall and Backdoor Pipeline stand the test of time. A memorable quote of his from the period was, Time is expanded inside the tube. A very underrated aspect of Tomson's inventiveness was his in the tube punch throughs where he escaped unscathed from hideous closeout sections over a shallow reef.
Tomson has appeared in many films, including. Tomson also co-produced an award-winning full-length feature film about the benchmark mid-1970s surfing era called.
Which premiered in early 2008. He also wrote and narrated a documentary about Jeffreys Bay called. The item "Vintage Surfboard Shawn Tomson 1977/1978 single fin Rare wood veneer" is in sale since Tuesday, November 13, 2018.
This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Water Sports\Surfing\Surfboards". The seller is "surf4lifeinfl" and is located in San Diego, California. This item can be shipped to United States.