JEFF MCCALLUM in Europe – Rare opportunity for your custom board | Switch Shop - Finest Goods - Est. 2005

JEFF MCCALLUM in Europe – Rare opportunity for your custom board

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It’s a rare opportunity to make your custom board by Jeff McCallum.

From few days he come back in Europe, and the boards that will produce will be numbered and limited for this European batch!!

If you’re interested in ordering a Mccallum surfboard, contact us for more information.

The Jeff’s words about this special shape-trip:

“Heres some photos of the new models, I wont really have time to write descriptions for each and the sort of speak for themselves, Theres a lot of Egg variations, since the egg has a lot of roots in San Diego I’ve been ridding and building them a lot over the last few years with tweaks depending on the surf. With the Fish I think we should do a limited numbered run of the them say 25 and the customer can pick the mode between the Classic, DH and R Fish.

I have a couple more model boards that I haven’t photo-s yet since but I will if you want them.

The customer has to trust me. He choose an outline, give his dimensions and size of the board he think and I will do the best board”

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San Diego-based Jeff McCallum is a tough guy to describe. His personality and talents are as unique as the boards that he shapes. With lots of hard work and dedication to the craft, he has gained an international reputation in the community of lovers of beautiful boards outside the norm.

Jeff started working under famed shaper Chris Christensen, who hails from a heavy lineage of great shapers. Christensen was taught by the legendary Dick Brewer who was taught by Bob Sheppard, who was taught by the father of modern surfing Duke Kanamoku himself.

Christensen’s alternative approach to surfboard shaping influenced Jeff, so a result he stayed away from traditional surfboard styles. McCallum board designs have an eye on the past, but are built with performance in mind.

“The best surfing in my mind is a mix between ripping hard and powerful, but it’s got to be smooth. The boards I make definitely help that they surf a bit smoother. But without a doubt performance is always the most important factor. I try not to worry about the market and what other shapers are doing. I’m just happy and fortunate to be doing it in a time when people are open to different designs and ideas.”

Mccallum surfboards are some of the most sought after in the world. They appeal to people who really appreciate quality and craftmanship and take pride in owning it. It’s something special they can pass down to their kids and keep forever.

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