• Dirtbag Darling Clarky

    Dirtbag Darling Feature

    Wednesday, December 12, 2012

    Dirtbag Darling recently asked my who was my female inspiration for adventure. The choice was pretty easy for me. Find out who at Dirtbag Darling.

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  • SDDT

    Clark Named “Influential”

    Monday, May 7, 2012

    Chris Clark, founder of Shaper Studios, was selected as a ‘Young Influential’ by the San Diego Daily Transcript. The business publication invited Clark and 24 other young influential business leaders to a luncheon reception on April 12th. The roundtable allowed the influentials to spill some secrets to their early success as business leaders and entrepreneurs. [...]

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  • riviera

    Riviera Mag Likes Shaper Studios

    Wednesday, April 4, 2012

    Riviera Magazine did a nice piece on the Studio this month. The photo shoot with Jessica Sample was a blast and everyone had a great time making fun of me. I just played along with the surfer teacher theme (shaping school). Mad props to Lawrence for lending the props (glasses, fresh melon VW).

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jazz
Mar
31

2012 March Tunes

Preservation Hall My dreams came true this month at Presentation Hall on Bourbon Street. My wife and I had the opportunity to spend two full days in New Orleans before departing on a salsa dancing cruise to the Caribbean. We spend the first day and night exploring the French Quarter and Bourbon Street just a [...]

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cruise
Mar
22

Cruising.

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” – Helen Keller

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movmtdiego
Mar
10

MOVMT x SUN DIEGO

The crew rolled out to Sun Diego (La Jolla) to welcome the brand new MOVMT installation over at the brand new Sun Diego opening. We stole all the props from the install for a photo moment with MOVMT frontman, Kevin Flanagan, and Sun Diego frontman, Dave Nash.

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chalktalk
Mar
6

SDSI Chalk Talk #1

With five rotating round table discussion stations set up in the TransWorld Media skate park, San Diego Sports Innovators (SDSI) welcomed business owners and prospective sports industry employees to its first-ever Chalk Talk Series, focusing on the intricate details behind creating and strengthening a brand. Stance’s Ryan Kingman was on hand to present pointers on [...]

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Feb
7

NERDY: Facebook got me by the balls

We all knew we were screwed when people started getting canned for having a beer at the family BBQ but things were just getting warmed up. The newest digital algorithms used by credit card companies are using facebook data to find you guilty and delinquent by association. I should probably take that “Go Raiders” status [...]

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Nov
4

SDSU Sports MBA Podcast w/ Founder

The 9th edition of the SDSU Sports MBA Podcast features Chris Clark (SMBA ’12), the Owner/Founder of Shaper Studios. Chris is the only member of the current class that came to program having already owned his own company. At 21, he started his own surfing label, Surfing Is My Religion. Today the label owns a [...]

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Oct
26

SDSU: 5 QUESTIONS WITH STUDENT ENTREPRENEUR, CHRIS CLARK (SMBA ’12)

San Diego State University Sports MBA Program 5 Questions with current student and entrepreneur, Chris Clark (SMBA ’12) 1) To start, give us your elevator pitch for your company, Shaper Studios. Shaper Studios: “Where Surfing Is Made.” Shaper Studios is California’s first surfboard workshop. Surfers now have a home outside the water where they can [...]

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Oct
26

SHAPER STUDIOS ACCEPTED TO CONNECT SDSI SPRINGBOARD PROGRAM

SHAPER STUDIOS ACCEPTED TO CONNECT SDSI SPRINGBOARD BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM San Diego Surfboard Workshop Will Gain Mentorship from SD Sports Innovators SAN DIEGO, Calif. (October 26, 2011) – Shaper Studios, California’s first surfboard workshop, has been accepted to the CONNECT Springboard program, a non-profit business accelerator program that provides guidance to innovative businesses in the [...]

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LNB8
Sep
17

Liquid Nation Ball 8

above; Chris Clark (Shaper Studios), Mark Wystrach (The People’s Movement), Jeremey Schluntz (Surfer Mag) This night was extra special for me as I got to watch my good friend Shaney Jo receive a well deserved honor of Humanitarian Of The Year. The entire event was over the top and just perfect. Valet upon arrival, stood [...]

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