New to the Rusty Ratpack team, meet Phillip Island’s Sophie Fletcher. During a 4 month stint traveling around Indonesia, Sophie caught up with photographer Jemma Scott in Canggu and put together this little bio vid. Check it out and keep an eye on this young talent from Australia. Produced in conjunction with @SUMMERSITE.
Often times when a surfer is doing the ‘QS full time they rarely have the time (or energy) to put out clips consistently. Here’s where team rider and San Clemente native Kevin Schulz differentiates himself. Not only is he on the ‘QS grind but he also somehow finds the time to drop edits from his [...]
Trust us. This is one of the best edits we’ve seen in a long time. Straight from our boy Harry Bryant. Orb is a full 15-minutes of high-energy, high-performance surfing. Check it out above.
Harry Bryant with The Blade. The Blade is a direct descendant of the famous 1984. I already had a long history of making semi-flat deck boards all the way back to my first years, 1969 and forward. With the advent of the Tri-fin in 1980 my team riders kept pushing me to go thinner and thinner. While [...]
Photo: WSL / NicholsBathsheba, Barbados - San Diego grom and Rusty Surfboards team rider Tiare Thompson just clinched her first WSL Junior Pro in Barbados at the Live Like Zander Junior Pro event. Thompson, who resides in La Jolla, won the event in the dying seconds as she caught a mid-sized wave to the beach [...]
The Rusty Twin Fin - Designed by Rusty Preisendorfer, road tested by Pama Davies in Indonesia. Rusty Surfboards team rider Pama Davies provides the most in depth and comprehensive review of any surfboard you'll ever see or read. He covers ideal wave conditions, goes in deep on what kind of 'toobes' you can acquire with the [...]
Photo: Nate BakerEarlier this month San Clemente’s Kevin Schulz jetted off to Japan to compete for team USA in the 2018 ISA (International Surfing Association) World Championships with the hopes of taking home a medal. Kev got devilishly close to getting himself a medal but ultimately settled for a respectable 5th place finish in a [...]
Having spent the first half of this year injured with a busted ankle, our man Letty found himself with some time in between WQS events. Letty got the opportunity to test out his ankle over in Indo for a little team edit that we recently put together. He was hyped after that and wanted [...]
We were sitting in the office, swapping stories and reliving the glory days of Catto shredding the point when the call came in from the boss upstairs, “We needed some boardshort photos stat”. Where could we send a crew of 7 and still have plenty left over for good times? INDO. We put out the [...]
We’ve collaborated with FCS to produce a fin series that is ideal for power surfing, and performing committed turns in critical sections. Designed by Rusty Preisendorfer we've got two fin sets (tri + quad) as part of FCS's Shaper Series Collection. To test these fins we've sent team rider Pama Davies to Bali to give [...]