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Mikey February Won’t Leave Costa Rica Until His New Board Is Dialed

The proper setting for a talk with your shaper.

Words by Jack Mutschler

How do you connect with your shaper?

Is a repost on Instagram stories enough, or do you drop off a six pack next time you swing by the factory?

Both are respectful gestures, but if you really want to make a shaper happy, drag em out of the bay and coerce them onto a surf trip.

A CI party consisting of Mikey February, Pat Gudauskas, Tanner Gudauskas, and Brit Merrick took a recent trip to visit their friend Noe Mar in Costa Rica. The few days of unadulterated rail surfing in Central America proved well for both sides of the ‘Work hard, play hard’ spectrum.

Immediate feedback after sound waves helps with board design, and there’s nothing inherently more fun than a surf trip with good company.

Crack open an Imperial and watch ‘Let It Simmer’ here.

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