The Boardroom Icons of Foam competition was held at the Del Mar Fairgrounds the weekend of May 17th & 18th of 2014. Bing Surfboards own Matt Calvani was the defending champ from 2013 and was one of six shapers invited to this particular competition.
The board they’d have to shape was Ben Aipa’s “Sting” surfboard. An iconic board made famous by riders such as Buttons Kaluhiokalani. Ben Aipa dedicated the competition in memory of Buttons who unfortunately passed away Nov. 2, 2013.
The competition was tight between Matt Calvani and Roger Hinds. Roger Hinds eventually got the nod by Ben Aipa after a long deliberation over the two boards. Big congratulations to Roger and all the competitors. Thank you Boardroom for putting on a great weekend centered around the surfboard builders who create the crafts we love to ride.