Welcome to the Team: Morgan Smith

by steve watts October 21, 2012

New slyde team rider Morgan Smith

We are back, this time to welcome Morgan Smith to the Slyde Handboards team. Morgan hails from Mary Esther, Florida and is the official Slyde rider rep on the east coast. We just recently added about 20 local surf shops in Florida and around the east coast to our growing list of suppliers. Morgan works at Fluid Surf Shop, hates bluebottles and shreds his local to pieces, whether it’s with a shortboard or a handboard.

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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