Words: Hayley Helms and Kailee Bradstreet
In the blink of an eye, another year of Camp Shred has come and gone.
The annual event is a place for the surf community to gather and celebrate the shared culture that unites us, and Camp Shred 2017 was no different than its predecessors. Founded in 2013, Camp Shred has made its home at Cardiff Campgrounds each year and really gained some legs with the local community—as was clear this weekend as hundreds of surfers stormed the beaches to try the latest in-store gear.
The event brought together new and established brands from the surfing community in an intimate setting, cultivating a sense of camaraderie that is hard to replicate anywhere else. For those in attendance, it was the perfect opportunity to interact with a hyper-engaged audience looking to test out their next board or wetsuit before making the big purchase.
Here are just a few of the standouts that caught our eye: