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William Aliotti wins in Chile!

The fast flying, slab hunting frenchman capped off his Chile sojourn with a win at the 2016 Arica Pro presented by Maui and Sons. William Aliotti Arica Final from Stretch Boards on Vimeo. Willy was knifing frontside bombs on his CFT medium 5’10” x 18.187″ x 2.187″ Lil Buddy model. His final heat against friend … Continue reading William Aliotti wins in Chile! »

Thing v2 Review with Darshan Gooch

  The THING v2 round pin with Darshan Gooch from Stretch Boards on Vimeo.   Height/weight: 6’4″ 185 lbs Thing v2 round pin 6’2″ x 19.25″ x 2.375″ vol. 31.4L Construction type: CFT std with uni-directional carbon tail strips and duplicate CFT std glassing substituted with Varial foam for testing performance differences between foam types. … Continue reading Thing v2 Review with Darshan Gooch »

Open House November 27th, 2015

Stretch Boards is hosting a holiday open house event on Friday November 27th. We’ll be swinging open the factory doors to anyone who has always been curious as to what goes into making a custom built surfboard. There will be light refreshments, beverages, working factory tours and face to face customer support for any surfboard … Continue reading Open House November 27th, 2015 »

5’8″ Super Buzz sk8 deck CFT std with Darshan Gooch

“First ride impressions” is a new and ongoing feature showcasing one rider’s experience with a Stretch board model of choice. Here, Darshan provides and honest evaluation of the sk8 deck version of the Super Buzz model after his first few sessions.   Name: Darshan Gooch Height/weight: 6’4″ 180lbs Model/size/fin set up: Super Buzz sk8 deck: … Continue reading 5’8″ Super Buzz sk8 deck CFT std with Darshan Gooch »

Words of wisdom from Nathan Fletcher

Fatherhood, making an impression in heavy line-ups, the future of surfing and more… Nathan once told me that smoking cigarettes helped with oxygen deprivation training for big waves. I would’ve called bullshit on his approach except that he paddles into waves that give me nightmares. Read “Unconventional Wisdom: Nathan Fletcher”on Surfermag.com

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Learn Stretch’s thoughts and guidelines on how to order dims for sizing up from your daily driver. You’ll need that extra little bit sooner or later. How much extra? Which model? What dims?

Here’s 5 questions and 5 answers from the cigar toting man massaging the foam on your next board Continue reading »