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John Amundson's Mixed Media

May 23, 2008

Author: as told to John Bryja

This issue’s Mixed Media comes from the world of renowned Oahu shaper John Amundson. Amundson was recognized by his peers in the Fall issue of SBC Kiteboard as being one of best surf riders in the world and one of the Top 3 most influential shapers. Be sure to check out details of his new board line in the 2008 Buyers’ Guide.

Colour: Blue mixed with red
Song: “Sabbra Cadabra” by Metallica
Artist your parents listened to: The Beach Boys
Artist your kids listen to: 2Pac
Hawaiian musician: Gaby Pahinui
Radio station: KPOI (105.9 FM)
TV station: A&E
TV show: Dog the Bounty Hunter
News program: The Daily Report
Documentary: Grizzly Man
TV ad: The Carpet Cleaners (The dog does a butt-grind across the carpet, and the kids are like, “Mom, Buster is doing it again!”)
Cartoon: Drawn Together
Superhero: Gandhi
Film: Tombstone
Kite film: Lines by John Bilderback
Surf film: Surfer: The Movie
Photo: Jimmy Hall paragliding next to a mirrored-window building in Peru
Catalogue: Victoria’s Secret
School textbook: Physics
Painters: Zen Del Rio, Chris Lundy, Freddy Straighter
Font: Arial black bold, tweaked back for speed
Computer program: SurfCAD
Book: Zen on the Go
Magazine: The Surfer’s Journal
Men’s magazine: Playboy
Weather source: Extreme low-pressure systems in the Aleutians
Website: amundsoncustoms.com
Forum: Any forum that monitors its content for integrity
YouTube video: Maui 2005

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