Lost International wot went right?


For all you folks dying to know how one of the most successful surf companies got of the ground.

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Venice Boys, Avery  and Tonan moved to  San Clemente employed making boards for J.Fallahe, who made  Alva skate boards. Tonan rooming with  Matt Biolas & Mike Reola introduced me to the SC crew. Under the first story of the triplex, a mini ramp and rehearsal studio provided recreation. The pillars bisecting the ramp made for great crashes. Reola schemed as Matt ,shaping by hand the first few Mayhems, said, “Dude its gonna be called Lost. I have the designs. Tonan surfs real good, so he is a team rider! Randall, Paul,Chicken etc were around for sure as all was just about to break loose.

It all began simple enough, all of it. The infamous night on Paseo Espalande. First of all, playing  a few #s with Poweredge an O.C skinhead band, exchanging quasi nazi salutes and skating the ramp with Nathan Fletcher and Tonan, quaffing large amounts of brew and 50-50 grinding the coping, I…

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