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The Inertia

Ask any shaper or board builder who prides themselves on creating fine products and they’re sure to know the name Boehne. Steve is a renowned Southern California shaper. But before he made surfboards–and perhaps as a result–he and his wife Barrie were two of the world’s best tandem surfers. Eventually winning a pair of world titles together, they also managed to inspire two generations of surfers.

This is Liliana Boehne. Their granddaughter and daughter of their son, Dan, who is also a shaper (and a dentist). She just turned five, and she and her dad have been tandem surfing together since she was three. They do two or three tandem surfing events a year together. As you can see, she’s a natural.

Watch our feature on Steve and Barrie Boehne and the influence their surfing has had on their children, their children’s children, and others.

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Video edited by Ryan Trautwein. Footage provided by the Boehne family.