Author archive for Simon Anderson

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    4C3

    By Simon Anderson on May 23, 2017

    4C3 Prototypes Been working on variations in 4 channel bottom boards for 6 months. The results are inconclusive. Are...

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    NORTH COAST – NOW & THEN

    By Simon Anderson on January 14, 2016

    I first ventured north in early 1972 with Frank Pithers, photographer working with Surfing Life. I was lucky to...

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    WSL – Year in Review

    By Simon Anderson on December 22, 2015

    Run and Won Wow what a heartbreaker the WSL has become at the end of the year in Hawaii....

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    MAGIC BOARDS

    By Simon Anderson on October 6, 2015

    A magic board is a valuable asset if you are lucky enough to have one. In this case I...

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    NEW MODELS – ALLEY | VARMIT | NewXFC

    By Simon Anderson on September 25, 2015

    The end of winter is welcome for a lot of us. I’m finding that winter is becoming longer and...

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    WHAT I SURF

    By Simon Anderson on July 1, 2015

    WHAT I SURF  –  Jackson Carey Kids break all the rules. I’m working with Jackson Carey a young surfer...

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    NN BOARDRIDERS

    By Simon Anderson on June 15, 2015

    NN Saturday Boardriders session looking a little like the NSW State Titles of 1969. North Narrabeen Boardriders monthly club...

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    WHAT I SURF

    By Simon Anderson on June 5, 2015

    WHAT I SURF  – Simon  – Prototypes. Simon |  6’3,  104kg, Level – good, but has bad days mostly...

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    WHAT I SURF

    By Simon Anderson on May 27, 2015

    WHAT I SURF  –  Peter Meldrum | semi-retired Cartoonist, around 60, 85kg approx., Level – competent, has trouble on...

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    WHAT I SURF

    By Simon Anderson on May 21, 2015

    WHAT I SURF –  Jackson Carey | 19, 5’10”, 68kg, semi-pro level teamrider. I’ve been working with Jackson for...

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    WHAT I SURF

    By Simon Anderson on May 16, 2015

    WHAT I SURF  –  Jim Randall | 50 plus years old, 78kg, Personal Trainer/Ski Instructor/Fireman. Level – competent to good...

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    WHAT I SURF

    By Simon Anderson on May 11, 2015

    WHAT I SURF  –  Mark Anderson | 63 years old,  90kg,  goofy, level  – competent, has trouble on the...

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    BOARD TRYST

    By Simon Anderson on April 8, 2015

    BOARD TRYST Contest season in Australia sees the tour go to all parts. Manly Beach in Sydney and Merewether...

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    WORKING WITH COOPER

    By Simon Anderson on February 23, 2015

    WORKING WITH COOPER It is good to work with high profile surfers. The higher profile the better. It would...

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    WHAT IS SURFING?

    By Simon Anderson on October 27, 2014

    I was recently asked a question in an interview from a surfing organisation in the UK. How long does...

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    NEW MODELS – Trials and Tribulations

    By Simon Anderson on September 2, 2014

    NEW MODELS: Nomad  –  T&T – Face Dancer Step Up – Owl Mark Anderson with a development small wave...

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    FACE DANCER

    By Simon Anderson on July 28, 2014

    The Face Dancer model has been steady in the range. I’ve been working on some slight variations to the...

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    BALI REPRISE

    By Simon Anderson on July 1, 2014

    Back in Sydney, now I can reflect on my Bali experience. 3 1/2 weeks is a good chunk of...

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    BALI – JUNE 2014

    By Simon Anderson on June 11, 2014

    Many surfers make their way to Indo in winter, basically the waves are pumping and there are many locations...

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    TSA Spudster trials

    By Simon Anderson on May 26, 2014

    I received a couple of TSA Spudster sample boards in Epoxy Biaxial Cloth construction. The Spudster is a small...

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