In a conversation with Andrew Kidman, Neal Purchase Jr. cites influences on his surfing and shaping that range from Marvin Foster to Wayne Deane and Poppa Purchase to Chappy Jennings. That interview is available in issue 23.6. Consider the following a brief look at where Purchase’s surf-related curiosities merge. Never mind the low-lying swell. The quads and 2+1s ridden are self-shaped—and the sounds provided are self-scored.
Pick up a copy of TSJ issue 23.6 for the full interview with Neal Purchase Jr.