International Surfboard Builders Hall Of Fame Inductee Details
For: Gordon Woods
Inductee Name
Gordon Woods
Event Year
2011
Inductee Location
Brookvale, New South Wales
Inductee Contact
Inductee Brand
Inductee Boardshop
Gordon Woods Surfboards
Boardshop Link
Inductee Bio

Born in 1925, Australian Gordon Woods made a name for himself as a trailblazer in surfboard manufacturing. With a keen eye on the progression of surfboard design, Woods was the first in Australia to make a business out of building surfboards and ran the successful Gordon Woods Surfboards from 1956 until 1974, during which time he made boards for world champion surfers Midget Farrelly and Nat young.

For the complete biography, go to: http://www.worldchampionsofsurfing.com/gordon-woods-biography/

Thanks to: http://www.surfresearch.com.au/mWoods_1946_hollow_frame.jpg for the photo

Links

Surf Research Gordon Woods article

Museum of Surf gordon-woods