Darren Handley grew up on Australia's famous Gold Coast, a unique location with the world's largest concentration of world-class waves. The variety of waves on the Gold Coast has allowed Darren to hone his skills to create the most responsive surfboards in the world.
Many surfers from the DHD team have triumphed on DHD surfboards, these boards have been 9 times world champions with both Mick Fanning and Stephanie Gilmore.
Darren Handley is not just a shaper, but rather the complete manufacturer of surfboards. "At almost 50 years old, I still take the sander and work in the shape room, I'm still in it. I'm always looking to make the perfect surfboard and to do that I surround myself with the most skilled workers in the industry to create that ultimate race to the perfect board. "DH
Although Darren has opened the way for himself, he is one of the most influential personalities in the surfing world. When it comes to making surfboards, no one has a passion like Darren, he has dedicated his life to giving everyone his experience to progress and achieve the best performance.
DH has dedicated his life to the creation of the high performance surfboard and as a leader in the industry.
DHD offers 4 ranges:
- Pro Series : performance surfboards
- Core Series: modern and versatile boards
- Travel Series: versatile boards that can surf all types and heights of waves
- Summer Series: ideal surf fish boards for summer
"I love surfing and it's in the water that I'm inspired to continue to research and develop the next board. " - DH