PROFESSIONal: Eric Arakawa Surfboard Shaper

July 30, 2014 2:23 am

Independent surfboard designer Eric Arakawa reflects on finding the path and passion that unintentionally led him to become a world renowned surfboard craftsman.

In this short form profile, VitaBrevisFilms interviews Eric Arakawa for the third exploration of our PROFESSIONal series. Shot on location on the North Shore of Oahu, Eric gives a candid account of the people who both inspired and guided him. From the novice fabrication of his first board, to shaping the late Andy Irons last custom job, Eric shares his hope to pass his knowledge on to his young employees and those around him.

An exciting project for the entire VBF crew to have the opportunity to capture the essence of Eric’s inspiration.

Aloha and Mahalo
VBF

Directed by: Skylar Nielsen
DOP / Cinematography: Ian Rigby
Camera Op: Lance Clayton / Michael Hall
Title Design: Michael Hall

Music:
Junip – Official
XX – Intro
TWDY – The Mighty Rio Grande
M83 – Wait
Lower Dens – I Get Nervous
Feist – The Bad In Each Other

EricArakawa.com
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Category: Surf