Larry Sheflo, Santa Cruz
Larry Sheflo, Malibu
Ron Romanosy, the Wedge. Photo: Richard Rocea
The Shoe, by Newport Paipo Boards
Mike Ballard, Malibu. Photo: Peter Dixon
- Larry Sheflo, Mike Ballard, Ron Romanosky
- Newport Paipo, Con Surfboards
- ~ 5' 1"
- ~ 22"
- ~ 3.25"
- ~ 13 lbs
- three fin boxes; rider's choice
- Core material:
- PU foam
Newport Paipo Boards ad copy, SURFER Magazine, September 1970 For the past month and a half, Larry Sheflo, surfer; Mike Ballard, surfer-designer; and Ron Romanosky, kneerider-shaper of Newport Paipo, have been deeply involved in a revolutionary new concept. It all started when someone suggested we build a board that had the best features of both a short surfboard and a kneeboard. Well, now the t...