The Catalyst building was constructed in the mid 20th century. Its original use was a church, thus the long narrow shape. It was later turned into a print shop and was filled with old school Heidelburgs (vintage printing press). Finally, in about 1970, Steve Boehne leased the building and put the first Infinity Surfboards shop and board factory in there. This lasted a couple years until Rick James read more...
Catalyst Surfshop Products
Coreshopsdirect.com is a site that recognizes “core” surf shops in the United States. It’s about promoting the importance of surf shops that are “keeping it real” to the industry and culture as a whole. Coreshopsdirect.com wants to recognize core shops that stay true to what surf shops are about…surfing. Through a directory, listing each core shop’s location, history, upcoming sales, promotional events, services, and industry brands carried, Coreshopsdirect.com aims to give some legit credit to those shops that are keeping their street credit.
Up your core score: If you would like your shop listed, email email@example.com