011 – Shapers Series: Robert August & Charlie Smith

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This episode is sponsored by US Blanks

This episode is sponsored by US Blanks

David talks story with Robert August & Charlie Smith. Robert talks about his father’s relationship with Duke Kahanamoku, leaving school in pursuit of The Endless Summer, and shaping boards over the past 4 decades. Over in Maui, David sits down with Charlie Smith to hear about growing up on the beach at Haleiwa and how he transitioned from a world class surfer to a world class shaper.

ROBERT AUGUST

RobertAugust.com

WitchsRockSurfCamp.com

The Endless Summer

Robert August shaping a board during The Boardroom Show in October 2013.

Robert August shaping a board during The Boardroom Show in October 2013.

CHARLIE SMITH

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Charlie Smith, Maui, 2013

 

Charlie Smith's 1970's Waimea Gun shaped by Tom Parrish (in the background)

Charlie Smith’s 1970’s Waimea Gun shaped by Tom Parrish (in the background)

Close Up of Charlie's Waimea Gun

Close Up of Charlie’s Waimea Gun

 

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