I took this photo specially for your father who shaped this splendid board given to me by Bob Simpson. I surf with it everyday since three years and treasure it despite it’s grand age, nearly 30 years. When I take a great wave, I always have a thought for George Downing. I thought you should know. Hope to meet you […]Read More →
Stood Tall..Did Nothing At All!
Went straight to 15 ft. (Faces). No time to try her out before going to PR. Had to eat it twice. Once down the face and once on my first cutback. Then ….my friend…I got DA WAVE. Whew….what a heavy bottom turn. Been on quads for so long I wasn’t expecting the muscle power that big fin provides. Then I […]Read More →
Aloha Keone. Rode on the Japanese Typhoon sweet for the first time today, by your made for me Surfboard. Waves were chest to head high. ・Easy take off. ・Fast paddling. ・Good drive. ・Very cool paint. ・Speed is generated from the surfboard. Also saving money to order the next board. Thank you very much!! Mahalo!!! – YasushiRead More →
Slater’s New J-Bay Board the M2K!
“You’ve got to give credit to who inspires you,” says Keone. “We’re all artists, we’re all inspired by something. There’s something that triggers our inspiration that makes you want to go out and create. I always appreciate those people.” http://beachgrit.com/2016/07/discover-kelly-slaters-new-j-bay-board/Read More →
My board is beyond my expectations. So freakin good in these waves. I parked myself 15 to 20 yards outside my 2 buddies and got all the bombs. Dropping in on the rights, wide bottom turn, whiplash ( well…whiplash for a 68 yr old gezzer) cutback and do it again and again and again. Lefts were fast to the extreme. So fast […]Read More →
My Red Board
Caught about a million waves this winter on my GD Signature Model! – MarkRead More →
Perfect Board for Anywhere
This board is the BEST! I love it so much & as you knew when shaping it, its perfect here in SoCal, Hawaii, and Costa Rica 🙂 I’ve been having a blast on it! – Heidi PC: Scott PrestiRead More →
Check out Jeremy’s quiver of Downing Surfboards! Talk about Lifetime Commitment, he’s from Jersey, Channel Islands all the way in Europe!Read More →
Rainy Days Movie This board has the perfect balance of drive & release. It gives me power though my turns and quick reactions in the pocket. Love this board from 1-5ft YEW! – Brendan BradleyRead More →