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Latest revision as of 15:27, 15 March 2015

Kane Garden Surfboards
Kane garden surfboards logo.png
Founded
Location San Diego, California
Shaper PJ Johnson
Category Shortboards, Longboards, SUP boards
Website http://www.kanegarden.com

History of Kane Garden Surfboards

The surfboards at Kane Garden take on the inspiration of the local Southern California “Hot Rod” culture. For those who aren’t familiar with what the “Hot Rod” culture was all about, it was a time period in the early 1950s to early 1960s where car engines and designs were evolved to result in performance and classic “American” aesthetics.

Kane Garden’s shaper, PJ Johnson, carefully incorporates aspects of this culture into the brand and surfboard design. Over time, boards at Kane Garden were known for their speed, maneuverability, and versatility. Their most popular model is the fish surfboards, which was first originally conceived by Steve Lis of Ocean Beach, CA. .

Kane Garden Surfboards has always been totally committed to the fish design especially since most of us at KG still ride them! We have been involved with the fish concept from the very beginning and really believe in the future potential of this type of board so we are constantly coming up with new approaches and ideas to make them work even better!"

—PJ Johnson

Overview of Kane Garden Surfboards

Although Kane Garden showcases various surfboard types, their most prominent board design is the fish. PJ Johnson shaped boards at a time when traditional longboards were past its peak, and interest shifted for shorter, lighter, and faster boards.

Kane Garden continues to push the boundaries with surfboard designs, most notably providing the best in fish surfboards.

Fish Series

  • Classic Twin Keel
  • Classic Twinzer
  • Sting Ray
  • Sea Viper
  • Nautilus
  • Shoval Nose
  • Orca
  • King Fish
  • Megaladon

San Diego Series

  • PSB Standard
  • PSB-1
  • PSB-2
  • PSB-3
  • Big Boy
  • Point Break
  • UFO
  • Flow Master
  • Vetor

Longboard Series

  • Utility
  • Frigate
  • Phantom
  • Tomcat
  • Route 66
  • Step Deck Classic

See also

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