Gato Heroi Surfboards to Benefit Japan Earthquake & Tsunami Relief Fund
Robin Kegel is the founder and board shaper at Gato Herói, an innovative longboard surf company based in Capistrano Beach, CA. The name Gato Heroi ("Cat Hero") emphasizes Robin's unique sense of humor, along with his disdain of hot doggers in the water flailing about wearing leashes (most Gato Heroi boards have no leash attachments). This video shines a light on the art of Gato Herói's hand-made custom shapes; Robin's philosophy on surfing; and the story of making of two special charity surfboards for Japan natural disaster relief.
You can view and bid on a custom Gato Heroi surfboard, valued at $1400, bit.ly/GHCharity. All proceeds go to Japan Earthquake & Tsunami Relief Fund - A GlobalGiving Project.
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For more info on Gato Herói visit gatoheroi.com/
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