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#4 // Part 1 – THE SHORTBOARD REVOLUTION

A Gerry Lopez Lightning Bolt Pipeline gun circa 1975. From the collection of John Mazza. The Shortboard Revolution was bubbling through the first half of the 1960s, but at the 1966 World Contest at Ocean Beach, San Diego, David Nuuhiwa put his foot on the nose […]

D_RAS’S DEEP CUTS

Spotlight :: Darren Rademaker  Frontman of The Tyde lists his favorite rarities, deep cuts, bootlegs and history making music. Enjoy. If you’ve spent time surfing Malibu or any one of LA’s famous breaks chances are you’ve run into Darren Rademaker. He’s one of those guys […]

BOLT X COLE SURFBOARDS

A new collaboration between Cole Surfboards of San Clemente and Lightning Bolt has come to fruition. Cole Simler’s approach to design mirrors our own with his attention to custom detailing, versatility, and fluid contours. Together we have developed a few mind-expanding shapes, which are ripe for […]

#3 // DA BULL AT SECOND REEF PIPELINE

One of the most famous photos ever taken: John Severson’s portrait of Greg Noll wearing his custom-made, M Nii, black and white striped, jailhouse surf trunks and leaning against his 11’ 8” elephant gun. This was November of 1964, a time when the inner reef […]