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Reto: from skateboard to surfboard

Reto: from skateboard to surfboard

Wooden surfing boards are nothing new, but what about one cobbled together from the ruins of broken skateboards?

Furniture design student Björn Holm got his first skateboard at the age of 10, and being a surfer as well, was struck by the idea of putting his collection of old skateboards to better use.

His new surfboard is the result of his own broken skateboards, as well as those of friends and fellow skaters. It's called the Reto, which means "broken" in the dialect of the part of Finland,where Holm is from, as well as standing for REcycle for TOmorrow.