For most surfers Darren Handley needs no introduction. He’s the man responsible for the sleds beneath the feet of both Mick Fanning and Steph Gilmore – that’s nine world titles!

Darren also has over thirty years of designing and shaping under his belt and he’s put all of that into creating a board that brings together the positive attributes of both traditional fibreglass and epoxy construction. Find out how it came about in this clip.