Adrift with the Vanguard: Ryan Burch – Surfer and board designer Ryan Burch talks about shaping, experimentation and the bold future of asymmetrical designs

Adrift with the Vanguard: Ryan Burch – Surfer and board designer Ryan Burch talks about shaping, experimentation and the bold future of asymmetrical designs

Over the span of ten days, the crew bounced between perfect reef breaks, swapping boards (many of them handshaped by the surfers themselves) and drawing inspiration from each other’s distinctive approaches to riding waves.

Once I started exploring asymmetrical boards and fishes, I decided I wanted to test them in more challenging, barreling waves.

So the boards have kind of evolved over multiple trips and going to places like G-Land where I could ride a lot of perfectly-groomed, overhead, down-the-line waves.

I don’t think there will ever be another time when everyone just flip-flops like that, because there are so many surfers now who ride so many different boards in so many different waves.

Read more here: Surfer Mag

Adrift with the Vanguard: Ryan Burch   Surfer and board designer Ryan Burch talks about shaping, experimentation and the bold future of asymmetrical designs surf photo  Adrift with the Vanguard: Ryan Burch   Surfer and board designer Ryan Burch talks about shaping, experimentation and the bold future of asymmetrical designs surf photo  Adrift with the Vanguard: Ryan Burch   Surfer and board designer Ryan Burch talks about shaping, experimentation and the bold future of asymmetrical designs surf photo

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