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Short feedback loops are the key to product refinement. 'Purcho' puts his creations to the test.

Neal Purchase Jnr Shapes The Feeling He’s Searching For

Great artists hide themselves in their work.

cinema // Jul 28, 2021
Words by Ethan Davis
Reading Time: < 1 minute

You’ll get a sense of who Neal Purchase Jnr is not just in talking to him but also in experiencing his work.

Son of legendary Australian shaper and surfer Neal Purchase, he was more or less born into the profession and culture of surfing.

Neal grew up competing, free surfing and shaping, earning his status as one of the most talented and well-rounded surfer-shapers of his time. His boards are a refined modern twist on 70’s and 80’s inspired craft. ‘Purcho’ also happens to be a gifted musician as you will head in this original soundtrack.

This clip is brought to you strangely enough by Porsche. Yes, that car company who makes high performance rear-engined sports cars who commissioned Lincoln Caplice to direct a series of short films for their blog space.

Could we be seeing more surfers driving around in 911’s. We’ll have to wait and see.

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