This Guy Shaped Kelly Slater’s Literal Dream Board, then Spent a Year Trying to Give It to Him

He had a dream that he turned into a reality. “So about a year ago,” wrote Kelly Slater on Instagram,  “I got a message from a guy telling me he had this dream where he was talking to me, @tomo_surfboards, #GeorgeGreenough, and one or two more shapers about board design and I told him exactly which dimensions I wanted on a board.

Justin Laird (@lairdsurfcraft) dropped me off a 4’11” and a 5’4” he made from his design dream,” Kelly continued.   “This was a huge effort and he went out of his way for me which I really appreciated.

You might have a notebook beside your bed to write things down in, and if you do, most often you’ll read what you wrote while half asleep and laugh at the absurdity.  Well, Justin Laird, a surfboard shaper whose boards are works of art, did not laugh at his dreams.

Read more here: The Inertia

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