Longtime surfer Stu Kenson has always been one of San Diego's most respected custom surfboard builders. The founder of Evening Glass, Stu has worked with Weber Surfboards, Rusty, and Joel Tudor and his own label Stu Kenson Surfboards.
He started doing ding repair at around 13 to 14 a years old in California.
Making his first board during the summer of 1971 had a huge impact on him. He lived near the Clark Foam blanks factory and working in a surfshop where Terry Martin was the main shaper. The shapers David Craig, Max McDonald, Jeff Mack, Darryl Bulger and Jason Stevenson have influenced him. But it's his meeting with Rusty Priesendorfer who probably learned more from him than anyone.He was also a shaper of Kan Garden project.
Stu Kenson is worlwide knowing for his performance shortboards, big wave guns, longboards and many other alternative surfboards (single, twin fish, twinzer and mid-length board) like some famous boards for Joel Tudor.
After working for JS industrie USA, he continue de manage and develop his own label SK surfboards. Some of the world’s finest surfers rely on Kenson to provide them with boards, including Big Wave Tour competitor Shawn Dollar, Colin Dywer, Luca Padua, Will Skudin and Travis Payne.
Stu Kenson arrive in France at the UWL SHAPERS CLUB for the first time, so don't miss your chance to meet him and ask him to shape your better custom surfboard !