Surfers from around the world, from all the places he traveled to in over a half century of surf life; literally thousands of surfers who over the decades paddled out on his hand-shaped boards, spending some of the best times of their lives looking down at the circle-and-seagull Midget Smith Surfboards logo; two generations of surfers whose dreams of excellence rested in his capable hands and keen eye from atop the judge's scaffolding in virtually every competitive venue from scruffy WSA district jamborees to big-time ASP juggernauts. Along the way he kept judging and kept shaping, providing joy and good waves for a clientele that is as impressive as it is eclectic. I will ship to the U. A top WSA jersey junkie himself, Midget dominated the Master's Division throughout the late s, but he was already fashioning himself into the mentor's role, shaping the boards and careers of some of the state's best young surfers, including meteoric Joey Buran, the burgeoning pro era's original blonde prodigy. Up for auction is an original racing photograph. Even as a judge and a shaper to the world Midget remained San Clemente's to the end.
Midget Smith Surfboards Launches New Website
We'll be back up as soon as possible. A historic surfboard collection is up for sale, which includes twelve classic surfboards, all glassed in fins. Please enable cookies in your browser settings to assure you will have a optimal experience. We had a couple of Bundy Rums together and we were friends ever since. And while the icon is no longer with us, the sounds of his planers still hum throughout the walls of the factory, and foam dust still collects along the floors of his decorated shaping bay. Yet for Midget this meant more than just being a "red's up and riding" pencil-pusher. Email us at surfboards thesurfboardproject.
Rough ride for surfer Midget Smith – Orange County Register
So this went on for a couple of years with Midget giving me more boards to do and teaching me more and more each week and then Midget and I went to France for a contest and he was really sick at that event. Bright green tint bottom, bright white logos, rail wrap with a 3 layer T-band stringer. I've never been so touched and scared in my life. And I feel pretty good. The condition is truly outstanding for a balsa board of over 50 years of age.
Midget Smith Surfboards
Description: Lime greet tint with original Slip Check on nose and tail. The Owler community has estimated the number of employees of Midget Smith Surfboards to be one. Not a Premium member? The templates and shapes that have been ridden and heralded by such legends as Mark Occhilupo, Martin Potter, Dane Kealoha, Andy Irons, Chris Drummy, Pat Drummy, Mikala Jones, amongst others are still being produced, refined and cared for by Tim Marshall, a man who shaped with Midget for years and whom the family has entrusted to carry on the label.