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Surf Simply's Surfboard Icons: Episode 2 The Dale Velzy 'Pig' Model, 1955.



At the Surf Simply resort here in Costa Rica, mounted on the walls in each bedroom is a replica of some of the iconic surfboards throughout surfing’s history.

Our replicas were all shaped and glassed by Javier and his team at Banzaii Surfboards based here in Costa Rica:

In this episode we’re going to dive into the design features and history of the Dale Velzy ‘Pig’ Model from 1955.

If you’re interested, our replicas are as follows:
Bob Simmons Spoon Model
– Steve Lis ‘Fish’
– Dale Velzy ‘Pig’ Model
– Nat Young ‘Magic Sam’
– Bob McTavish ‘Vee Bottom’
– Dick Brewer/ Gerry Lopez Gun
– Ben Aipa ‘Stinger’
– Campbell Brothers ‘Bonzer’
– Mark Richards Twin-Fin
– Simon Anderson ‘Thruster’

Our replicas were all shaped and glassed by Javier and his team at Banzaii Surfboards based here in Costa Rica:

If you are interested in staying at the resort for a week of coaching or our online coaching programme, visit surfsimply.com for more information, or email info@surfsimlpy.com to book.

Thanks,
Coach Will.

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