Bing Copeland started Bing Surfboards in 1959. After sharing his first wave with Greg Noll and under the tutelage of Dale Velzy, Bing became one of the largest board builders of the 60s. In today’s episode Bing discusses his origin story, the value of delegation, transitioning the Bing legacy, and the incident that caused him to quitting surfing. This is part 2 of 5 of our limited run series #TemplesOfStoke presented by @SurfingHeritage Enjoy! (Link to Episode 190 with Matt Calvani)

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The Temples of Stoke series is presented by SHACC. Learn more about SHACC and their Temples of Stoke exhibit here.

The old Bing Surfboards store
The new Bing Surfboards store


Host, Writer, Producer: David Scales @David_Lee_Scales

Intro Music: Broken Social Scene, Pacific Theme

Seque Music: Bob Dylan, Mississippi

Outro Segue: Bill Callahan, 747

Outro Music: Glen Campbell, Sweet Fantasy


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