Sting Like Ben (Surfers Journal)

When I last visited “Burly Ben Aipa” in his modest Honolulu shaping room he was just about to field a call from a “Surfer Joe.” The phone was resting on a nine-foot Sting longboard that had been laid out on the racks. Aipa, the Hawaiian master surfer/shaper, answered in an unassuming voice—he might have been the shop grom for all his earnestness of tone—saying simply, “Aipa Surfboards.”

by Sam George (written in Surfers Journal)

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