Sci-Phi

Who watched the recent world tour event at Snapper Rocks? Those of you out there that did may have noticed the magic carpet under Stu Kennedy’s feet? He was riding a Slater Designs/Firewire Tomo Sci-Phi 5’7″. The board looked so balanced under his feet and allowed him take out some big names along the way, one notable name was his boss Kelly Slater that now owns Firewire Surfboards.. oops!!   The Sci-phi will be available in our shop from May/June […]

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Slater Designs

Slater Designs Since Kelly Slater purchased a majority share of Firewire surfboards in early 2015, he has been busy working on 3 new models for his side line company¬†‘Slater Designs’. Slater Designs will be utilizing tried and tested ¬†Firewire surfboards build methods, and have a design input from renowned shapers such as, Daniel Thompson and Greg Webber. Initially there will be three unique models in the Slater designs line up that will cover all bases. The new range of Slater […]

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Firewire Vanguard

Ladies and Gentlemen, behold the Vanguard, Firewire’s bold new model – the brainchild of pioneering Lennox Head shaper/ripper Daniel Thomson (Tomo). We spoke to Firewire head honcho Nev Hyman today and he said: “I’ve been riding this for weeks and it’s f—–g amazing! Problem is I’m going to have to rip up the shaping manual.” We’ll admit, we were somewhat dubious, but after testing it ourselves for a few days we can confirm that it’s a great board. It takes […]

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