Early redwood bodyboard by Dave Sweet (1950s)




Early redwood 3’0 bodyboard by Dave Sweet (1950s)
Featuring handmade redwood shape design complete with hand rail inspired by the Hawaiian “slipper” aka flip-flop. 36” x 19” in. Shaped in the 1950s by the renowned surfboard design pioneer credited with inventing the foam surfboard, Dave Sweet (1928-2015). A historically significant piece of surfing history, pre-dating the bodyboard invention by Tom Morey in 1971. Proudly display this museum worthy relic of wave riding history.
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