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July 14th, 2014 | By | 15 Comments

Interesting Humans | Josh Hernandez Hitting the High Seas on a 62ft Boat with Laguna Beach Surfer

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Laguna Beach local, Josh Hernandez is spending his summer on a south pacific adventure surfing, working on a boat, fishing, and surviving in style.

He and fellow waterman Adam Paskowitz left Hilo Hawaii on May 26 on a 62ft Nordhaven boat called “Spirit of Adventure”.  Arriving in Tahiti for a proper Teahupoo swell, the kids from Laguna earned local respect and have been busy finding reefs and restaurants around the island chain. Enjoy pt 1 of Josh’s journey and tips from Tahiti. (more…)

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June 26th, 2014 | By | 17 Comments

Intern Eye For Epic: Neapolitan Pizzeria & Birreria SWELL Summer Intern Reviews Laguna's Beachside Pizza Destination

matt_internMatt here, Your SWELL summer intern on a mission to bring you the best places to run around barefoot and score après surf grinds and gear.  First, Neapolitan Pizzeria & Birreria in Laguna Beach, CA. This place has an epic selection of craft beers and organic ‘farm to table’ ingredients to make pizzas. (more…)

June 25th, 2014 | By | 13 Comments

Behind the Lens: Matt O’Brien Meet the Man Capturing the Lighter Side of the Laguna Beach Surf Scene

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Where is your favorite kinda spot to shoot?
Matt: Funky waves are my favorite, slabs with siders preferable, they always (more…)