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Color Me In: Brett Simpson & Matt Biolos Episode 002 Presented by Futures

When was the last time you talked to your shaper about Ian Mackay, Fugazi and Minor Threat? Well, we sure hope it was recently, because if not, you may have the wrong shaper — or you may not have one at all.

In this episode of Color Me In, we pick up Mayhem. Also known as Matt Biolos. And also known as a regular What Youth contributor, to go surfing. And not to be pigeonholed by anyone, we grabbed world tour surfer Brett Simpson — who has been a friend of ours since we did NSSA’s together — and went surfing at Uppers. We talked punk rock. What it’s like designing for one of the world’s best and being one of the world’s best. We also began to question the legitimacy of our old Minor Threat tees.

To reiterate: this show is a reminder. A reminder that contrary to all the mind-boggling experimentation and mathematics we know our shapers do by moonlight, they do in fact shred every day, and that if you’re not riding something shaped by someone you can surf and talk shit with, then it’s time to make a switch. Life’s too short not to know your shaper’s favorite band. And beer. Brett Simpson knows both. And so should you.

Color Me In: Captain Fin Episode 009 presented by Futures

We probed deeper into the world of Mitch and got this pretty rad look at the day to day workings of the Captain Fin empire.

Color Me In: Eye Symmetry Surfboards Episode 008 presented by Futures

Since we don’t sit well in traditional meetings, we met Max and team rider and spiritual guru Hector Santa Maria for some shredding and shaping.

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Color Me In: Ellis Ericson Episode 007 Presented by Futures

We grabbed a couple Bintangs, Beau Foster and scootered over to Ellis’ magic workshop and then surfed it off.

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Color Me In: Mitch Crews & Lee Stacey Episode 006 Presented by Futures

Our crusade of getting shapers out of their bays and into the water is continues.

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Color Me In: Jack Freestone & Darren Handly of DHD Episode 005 Presented by Futures

Darren Handley and Jack Freestone talk shit, tails and surfboards, and then ride surfboards.

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Color Me In: Kalani Chapman & Bret Marumoto Episode 004 Presented by Futures

Bret and Kalani make equipment for a dangerous game. Hit play and see how the world’s best shape boards to ride the biggest waves in the world.

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Color Me In: Danny Fuller & Michael Barron of Byrne Surfboards Episode 003 Presented by Futures

Danny Fuller and Michael Barron go for a paddle in Huntington Beach and debate the art of shaping in it’s modern form.

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Color Me In: Brett Simpson & Matt Biolos Episode 002 Presented by Futures

When was the last time you talked to your shaper about Ian Mackay, Fugazi and Minor Threat? Well, we sure hope it was recently, because if not, you may have the wrong shaper — or you may not have one at all.

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Color Me In: Craig Anderson & Hayden Cox Episode 001 Presented by Futures

“I feel like the more you know about surfboards, the more you just go crazy.”—Craig Anderson

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