Know Your Shaper: Rick Hamon

Rusty's right hand man, Rick Hamon, has been shaping with Rusty since pretty much the beginning. Learn a bit more about this master craftsman...
Click the image below to liston to Rick talk about his time as a shaper with Rusty Surfboards and watch a video clip of him shaping.

Date of Birth: July 27th, 1950

Home Town: Corpus Christi, Texas

Started Surfing: 1964

Started Shaping: 1966

Shaping with Rusty Since: 1988

Approx. # of Boards Shaped: 40,000+

Best Surf Trip: Mainland Mexico - 1969

Stance: Regular Foot

Hobbies: Mountain Biking, Machine Shop, Old Cars and Motorcycles

Favorite Type of Board to Shape: Anything but a six channel

Least Favorite Board to Shape: A six channel

Favorite Boards from the Past: Eggs

Favorite Wave in the World: A warm right point

Travels: Mainland Mexico, Central America, Carribean, Hawaii, Fiji, Japan

Future Travel Plans: Yes

Something Interesting: Perfecting the art of crashing on a mountain bike

Team Riders Shaped For: Jeff Booth, Shane Powell, Todd Chesser, Taylor Knox, Kalani Robb, Pat O’Connell, Hobgoods, Chris Ward, Flea, Kawika Stillwell, Kalani Chapman, Marlon Gerber, Nate Yeomans, and what’s his name...

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