Ben Aipa and The Birth of the Sting

Ben Aipa invented the swallow tail in 1971, and As time progressed, thru watching his ...
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Duke Aipa Q&A

Duke Aipa Q&A: The youngest son of storied Ben Aipa, Duke is a master innovator ...
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AIPA X Dark Arts Collab

Duke Aipa spent as much time playing with foam as he did toy-cars growing up, ...
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AIPA X Lightning Bolt

When two powerful Hawaiian surfboard signatures that are pivotal to surfing and have made outstanding ...
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Pro Shaper Profile: Ben Aipa (Fiberglass Hawaii)

Duke Kahanamoku, Eddie Aikau, and Ben Aipa are all Hawaiian legends in their own right. ...
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Sting Like Ben (Surfers Journal)

When I last visited “Burly Ben Aipa” in his modest Honolulu shaping room he was ...
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The Man, The Myth, The Legend


"I was never watching what everyone else was doing. I was watching the surfers and the natural world around me. Their movements showed me what was missing. I was always looking for the next wave. The Next Move."