June 2012

18 Jun

Alaia wins Living Smart Solutions Award for Tom Wegener Surfboards green factory!

Tom Wegener
It was a real buzz to hop on stage and accept the Living Smart Solutions Award for a green surfboard factory producing the magical Alaia! Ten years ago we said there must be a better way to make surfboards other than from foam and toxic resins. Our pursuit led to the discovery of paulownia’s astounding application for making surfboards, “It is like God made this wood specifically for surfboards,” says Tom.
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