by Larry O’Brien
People have been riding wood in the surf since before historians had pens and paper. The age of hard and soft plastic surfcraft is barely sixty years old, but it’s far more common than wooden surfcraft.
The good news is that the old ways are still available to us. Riding wood in the surf has been gaining in popularity in recent years, and the internet has helped proliferate the enthusiasm around the globe.
This weekend San Diegans will get a chance to see and test ride wooden boards at the Paipo Stokefest at North Scripps Pier in La Jolla.
For more info, check out the photos and videos here.