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Andres “Pipe” / Canary Islands

Andres, from Tenerife surf city Bajamar, is an avid collector and is still looking for some vintage gems!

Who are you? Where are you living?
My Name is Andres, better known as Pipe, I am living in Bajamar.

When and how did you start collecting?
I started collecting boards a few years back thanks to friends who are into surfing since ever and collecting boards too. Cheers to Angelito and Abel 😉

Which was the first board of your collection?
The first board of my collection was a Brazilian board, I still have it but I do not remember the brand right now.

How many boards do you have?
I have a few now…

Are you surfing your vintage boards?
Yes I surf a few boards from time to time.

Which one do you like to surf most?
I like to surf them all.

Who is your favorite surfer from the 60’s-90’s and why?
Tom Curren, I love his style!

Who is your favorite shaper from the 60’s-90’s and why?
I love a lot of shapers… Arakawa, McTavish, Brewer, there are so many…

Where can we see your boards?
You can check my boards on Instagram

Last words:
Thanks to Oldschool Resistance for thinking of me and having done the short interview.
Cheers and ride waves!

Instagram: Pipebeachbeach

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