Tanner Prairie

Tanner Prairie was born in Costa Mesa, California and spent his days surfing at Blackies in Newport Beach. Blackies offered a community and network of friendships that still remain a huge part of his life today. In 2008, a dear friend and long time shaper, mike Marshall took him under his wing and served as his mentor in keeping the tradition of shaping surfboards 100% by hand. Currently he resides in Costa Mesa where he continues to shape and test his designs along the California coast or wherever else his travels take him.


Tanner Prairie | Inspired By...

Tanner Prairie, Inspired By... The Previous Generation of Board Builders. Tanner has been shaping boards and contributing to the surf community in his hometown for a while now, and it doesn't look like he plans on stopping anytime soon. See what inspires him in this installment of our Inspired By series.
Video by Blaine Suque.

Tanner Prairie | California Summer

In this webisode of 'CALIFORNIA SUMMER' we take a quick look into RVCA Advocate Tanner Prairie's life as a surfer, shaper, father, and all around good human. Filmed and Edited by Jimmy James, Music by Matt McCluer.



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