20/04/2012 | by Alex Dick-Read
Here’s a scheme from two well known power houses of surfing – Greg Noll and Billabong.
They’ve decided to team up and market the famous black and white striped boardshorts that made Noll a standout in every lineup back in the 1950s and 60s. If you want one of a pair of 200 signed pairs of Noll jailhouse shorts you can bid for them.
Here’s the video and the official Billabong blurb is below
In celebration of the Noll Surfboards X Billabong apparel line release, the collaborators have released a limited run of collectors edition signed and numbered “Jail House” striped trunks. Auction began March 22nd with opening bids set at $200. Bidders will be able to bid on boardshorts based on their size and signing number.
This signed collectors edition Jail House Boardshort is based on the legendary Greg Noll iconic striped shorts. This boardshort was designed to be true to the original pair he actually wore.
Greg Noll, the most mythic of big wave surfers called “Da Bull,” a surfing legend that rode to fame in the halcyon days of the 1950s and 60s. Iconic in his jailhouse trunks, he stared down fear, achieved the impossible and became the benchmark for busting the limits.
Billabong and has teamed up with Noll Surfboards to inspire a new generation of surfers. Get in the water and dig deep. Check out the entire 12 piece Greg Noll X Billabong collection available now.