5′ 1-1/2″ x 22-1/2″ x 3″ handshaped by John Cherry for the Wounded Warriors surf camp, a group that takes war veterans of Afghanistan and Iraq surfing.
Mini-Simms/kneeboard/fish/boogie board and shortboard revolution influences.
Fins handmade by John Cherry.
John has been making crafty surfboards since the 70’s.
Bobby Donnelly is John’s shaping protege. Bobby is an E.O.D. tech in the military. He now has an artificial leg which makes surfing his traditional surfboards difficult.
Bobby’s new bionic limb.
Betty, Bobby and John at the Wounded Warriors Surf Camp in Del Mar, CA. Photo via Taped Off.
Resin tint by Gary Stuber. Glass job donated by Moonlight Glassing. Deck pad donated by King’s Paddle Sports.
More info about building this board on John Cherry’s blog.
NBC news clip about Wounded Warriors Surf Camp.