The Boardroom at the OC Fair & Event Center will feature shaping competitions, seminars, entertainment, autograph signings and hundreds of booths filled with surfboards, legendary and contemporary shapers, surf apparel, etc. This years Icons of Foam Shape Off will honor Terry Martin. A shaping competition by invitation only, where six shapers will attempt to replicate a classic Terry Martin shape over a 90 minute period. Bing head shaper, Matt Calvani, has been invited to compete in the Icons of Foam Shape Off. Other shapers include Mickey Munoz, Tyler Warren, Donald Brink, Ricky Carroll, and Gary Larson. Come out and watch Matt Calvani shape in honor of Terry Martin on Saturday, Oct. 5th at 1pm.
On Sunday, August 25th, the 15th Annual Leucadia Artwalk will be happening on the 101 highway in Leucadia, CA. Bing Surf Shop is on the path, and we will be hosting a few special guests. Artist, John Van Hamersveld, the creator of the infamous artwork for the "Endless Summer" surf movie by John Severson will be hanging out with Bing Copeland at the shop all day signing autographs and kissing babies. Spend $50, and get a free Bing Surfboards 60th Anniversary Commemorative Poster!
The second premiere of Bing Surfboards 60th Anniversary documentary titled, "THINK BING" was shown on August 21st, 2019 at the California Surf Museum in Oceanside, CA to a full house. The night was lively and full of stoke! The panel of speakers included Bing Copeland ( Founder ), Chris Del Moro ( Artist / Surfer ), Matt Calvani ( Master Shaper ), Bryce Lowe White ( Director ), and Duke Boyd ( creator of Hang Ten ). Here are some photos from the evening. Hope you can make our next showing coming up soon at Bing Surf Shop!
On Wednesday, August 21st, we will be showing THINK BING at the California Surf Museum in Oceanside, CA. Tickets are available at surfmuseum.org or they can be purchased at the museum as well. Special guests Bing Copeland, Chris Del Moro III, Matt Calvani, Duke Boyd, and Bryce Lowe White will be speaking about the movie and their parts in creating the legacy of Bing Surfboards. We hope you can attend!