Collectible Slyde Handboard Auctioned Off to Support Environmental Awareness

by steve watts April 10, 2013

Slyde Handboards auction handboard

Slyde Handboards is stoked to offer you the opportunity to own a unique one-of-a-kind handboard. Be part of surfing history!  

Autographed by

  • Legendary Bodysurfer Mark CunninghamSlyde auctions off handboard for environmental awareness
  • Director of "Come Hell or High Water" Keith Malloy
  • Epic Surf photographer Chris Burkard  

This a collectible handboard so cool you'll catch instant air barrels. Cooler still is the fact that 70% of the proceeds from the sale go directly to Heal the Bay.  You can visit their site at  It’s an environmental nonprofit dedicated to protecting and preserving our oceans and waterways. The auction will be run on Ebay for 10 days to bid and win a piece of surfing history, and give back to our oceans in a big way.


To place your bid, go here. 

Handboard Package includes:

  • Bicep coil leash
  • Slyde Handboard carry bag
  • Slyde Handboard adjustable handstrap

The Collectible handboard/handplane is glossed for use in or out of the water, so go #GetShacked.


steve watts
steve watts

Growing up in South Africa, Steve spent his youth dreaming of far off places. After spending eight years extensively traveling to many of the great surf destinations of the world getting dengue fever, having a near death experience from a falling coconut in mexico, Surviving a 15 foot drop on a handboard on a Nias bomb, jumping from every rock he could find without adequate health insurance. and comprehensively debunking the myth there are no waves in Thailand, even if they are small. He decided it was time for a a degree. Steve Graduated from Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design in London with a degree in product design. He missed his graduation to go surfing in Californian, found a kindred spirit with Venice and never left

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