Palisades longboards include original artwork from local California artists, and the Midnight Blue s design is from Rick Rietveld.
About Rick Rietveld
A Southern California native, Rietveld began surfing in 1971, and has been heavily influenced by the surfing lifestyle. Many of his artistic creations are thematically related to the ocean or contain surfing-related imagery. His award-winning illustrations are widely acclaimed in the domestic and international surf industry. In 1998, he was commissioned to create and design the poster and T-shirt graphics for the prestigious Triple Crown of Surfing, and he also received a Certificate of Excellence from the Printâ€™s Regional Design Annual for his popular T-shirt design, XXXtra Strength.
Rietveld has also designed the artwork for Quicksilverâ€™s Eddie Aikau and G-Land surf contests, and other honors include the 1988 OBIE Award in Clothing, Apparel and Accessories, as well as the 1986 Orange County Advertising Federation Award of Excellence for a series of illustrated advertisements appearing in Surfer and Surfing Magazine. Rietveldâ€™s art and articles have been featured in Surfer, Surfing, Pacific Longboarder, Action Sports Retailer, Interview, Beach Culture, Nalu, Surfers Journal, and Heavy Water magazines.
About Palisades Longboards
Born on the streets of Southern California, Palisades Longboards is headquartered in Costa Mesa, where the company strives to establish a new era in longboard style and design. From Venice to Huntington, Trestles to Old Mans, Palisades longboards are made in the USA, and inspired by the laid-back SoCal lifestyle, reflected in each board s dynamic original artwork, created for Palisades by local artists.
Features : 9.5 x38 Wheelbase: 23.875 Nose: 3.75 Tail: 5.25 *Art by Rietveld *Reverse Kingpin 180mm 50 Degree Trucks Palisades Wheels *Top Mount Cruiser Style Longboard Board
Color : multicolor
Size : 9.5 x 38-Inch
Product dimensions : 9.4x38.1x9.5 inches
Product weight : 7.25 pounds
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