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Longboard legend Tom Wegener talks new board

Updated: May 11, 2011, 3:12 PM ET
By Robert Tighe

Tom Wegener is a longboard legend from Los Angeles who fell in love with Australia. The man behind the revival of the Alaia, a surfboard used by the ancient Hawaiians, is hoping the Tuna -- a mass-produced board modeled on the Alaia -- will reinvigorate surfing.

Wegener is giving me the tour of the two-and-a-half-acre plot he calls his "Creation Plantation." The property, a mile or so outside Cooroy in the Sunshine Coast hinterland in Queensland, Australia, ...

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