The Beer Can Surfboard, by San Diego artist Rich Morrison is one of the coolest upcycling project we have seen in a while. A functional surfboard coated in an epoxy resin and containing 72 beer cans — including Boddington’s Pub Ale, Budweiser, Modelo, PBR, and Rolling Rock — this surfboard began as an art project to complement Morrison’s Enviro Surf Art Series, but turned into the real deal ready to hit the waves.

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Morrison collected the 72 beer cans from a local bar and turned them into a board with the help of surfboard maker Gary Seagraves. Morrison’s board is a 6’2″ rocket fish design with twin fins and a swallow tail, and we’re betting with one ride, you’ll be screaming “Hang ten!” at the top of your lungs!

+ Enviro Surf Art Series

Via Gizmodo

Photos courtesy of Rich Morrison