Florida Shape Off at Surf Expo
The top shapers from across the country will compete in the Florida Shape at Surf Expo this week. The Florida Shape-Off at Surf Expo is an annual surfboard shaping contest and exhibition that takes place at the January Surf Expo to promote the craft and craftsmen of hand-made surfboard shaping.
The competition is in honor of the South Florida Legend Ron Heavyside, founder of Nomad Surf Shop. Shapers compete to replicate an iconic “Nomad” board shaped by Ron. The boards got their name because they evoked all those passionate surfers who wander the world in search of the perfect wave.
Wednesday, January 5
10:00 to 12:00- Skye A. Richard from SAR Surf
1:00 to 3:00- Brett Prinz from Crowd Control Surfboards
Thursday January 6
10:00 to 12:00- Tony Iannarone from Clean Ocean surfboards
1:00- Ken White- Ken White Surfboards
Friday, January 7
9:00 to 11:00- Dave Freidank from Blue Earth Surfboards
11:30 to 1:30- Stu Sharpe from Sharpe Surfboards
2:30- Awards Ceremony
Shapers will compete for a $1,000 cash prize and bragging rights.