Robert August has had a steady influence in the growth of surfing and surf culture since starring in the iconic ‘Endless Summer’ movie in 1963. Since that time, Robert has carefully crafted a brand that is recognized worldwide as a symbol of surfing's true lifestyle culture and authentic heritage. Robert August Surf Company has entered into licensing by signing numerous deals that expand and further reinforce the brands core roots in the surfing community. Those licensed products categories include: Futures Fins, Indo Board Balance Trainer, Cobian Footwear, Nirve Bicycles, SkateOne and a deal with industry leader SurfTech Board Manufacturing Co.. In addition Robert August Surf Company continues to produce custom hand shaped boards in the USA and can be found around the world, still remaining one of the most popular surfboard brands in the market today. Still an excellent shaper with a great sense of humor, Robert currently lives in Costa Rica, where he shapes, enjoys family and sponsors an annual Surf 'n' Turf golf tournament to benefit local charities. The Robert August brand continues to be one of the best-known names in the world of surfing.