RAISE A GLASS OF BORDEAUX TO MICHEL BARLAND, FATHER OF THE COMPUTER-MADE SURFBOARD

The magic boards I had in the ’70s and ’80s and much of the ’90s all sprang from the hands of good shapers, great shapers even, but each board was still a unicorn. Place your order and cross your fingers. I was a “team rider” from way back, and got boards cheap, or free, which was nice, but really…