Martin, Terry


Quiet and persevering Southern California surfboard shaper, credited with making roughly 1,200 boards every year between 1963 and 2012; named "Shaper of the Century" by SURFER Magazine in 1973—in part because he's likely shaped more boards than anybody prior, but also because he'd begun experimenting with boards made from the yucca, or century, plant. "He is a craftsman," SURFER noted, "who loves ...

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