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The Shortboard Revolution

Neal Purchase snr's first board "the Virgin", 8'4 , shaped at Keyo's in '66 whilst he was still the fin maker and shit kicker. See above for Neal snr riding it. Ted Spencer and Kevin Platt also rode it, came back raving and he was immediately promoted to the shapers job with Bob Mctavish.
Thanks to David Bell, Andrew Kidman, Mick Mock and Derek Hynd.


  1. Love to know what camera was used, great shots.Where was this shot?

    Side note, some great footage of Ted Spencer in Sea of Joy, great tube rider.