A Slice of Life | Surf Check Jacket

December 21st, 2014 | By | No Comments

To California surfers, winter means northwest swells and less-crowded lineups! Of course, even in the land of sunshine, the temperatures drop… sometimes even below 70 degrees. Frightening, I know.
Fortunately, a steaming cup of joe, a cozy pair of UGG boots and a beanie, plus the perfect surf check jacket can protect you from the horrors of the slightly below average weather. Just in case perfect waves aren’t enough motivation to get you out of bed and to the beach in the mornings.

Pictured: Billabong Jacket | UGG Boots | Captain Fin

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Saturday Salute | Top 10 Benefits of Soft Sand Running The Case for Soft Sand Running

December 20th, 2014 | By | No Comments

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If sand between your toes and the possibility for a post-run dip isn’t enough to get you off your butt (or your beach towel) for a beach run, here are 10 other reasons to hit the sand… (more…)

#SWELLivin

December 18th, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

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I am a firm believer that there is beauty everywhere, as long as you are on the lookout for it. Yes even the grocery store parking lot and while stuck in traffic. No joke. Two of the best sunsets I’ve seen in the past month were in those exact locations. It’s all about perspective. Are you open minded to seeing the beauty in your life or close minded because you just are always wishing you were somewhere else, or rushing through it all?

If you’re the latter you are missing out. (more…)

Roadtripping | Roark Surfs Iceland Team Roark Hops a Rocketship to Reykjavik in Search of Icy Slabs

December 17th, 2014 | By | No Comments

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Roark’s latest adventure finds himself in a volatile latitude shrouded by 5 hours of daylight, snow storms, Icelandic death metal and a vodka induced haze. Once again, someone is looking for him and unaware of Roark’s purpose in the world. Photos: Chris Burkard

Take a trip around the ice waters of Iceland with Roark Riders Nate Zoller & Raph Bruhwiler.
Gear up for your next adventure with Roark Apparel
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