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Parko Takes A Surprisingly Hands-On Approach In JS's Board-Building Process

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Parko Takes A Surprisingly Hands-On Approach In JS's Board-Building Process

We'd always assumed that professional surfers woke up once a month with a dozen surfboards on their doorstep, masterfully curated and delivered by X,Y, or Z shaping house.  

For Joel Parkinson, this is not the case.

Considering his immaculate approach in the water, we should have known that Joel would be stickler when it came to the production of his surfboards. In this short piece, we watch as Joel pesters the shapers, glassers, sanders, and artists at JS Surfboards' Gold Coast HQ, before tearing into a few waves on the finished product. 

 

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