Underground surfer/shaper/airbrusher/skater and punkrocker Ben Shipman (pictured center with his bandmates) passed away last week after battling cancer off and on for 15 years. Ride a wave for Shipman next time you go surfing.
Ben Shipman bio via Earth Patrol blog.
Surfermag.com tribute with memorial paddle out info.
Thank you Ray “Stingray” Meek for delivering us the sad news in person at the shop. We miss Shipman.