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June 9th, 2014 | By | 17 Comments

Spotted in SWELL | Luke Rockhold

luke1 Santa Cruz Surfer and UFC wonderboy Luke Rockhold just returned from a tour across Europe making guest appearances in the best beaches & clubs from Ibiza to Berlin. He kept it America strong rocking the Americana Trunks from Tavik, and it clearly worked wonders for him. (more…)

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June 4th, 2014 | By | 661 Comments

Behind The Scenes: June 2014 Catalog Photoshoot SWELL Models Kick Off Summer in the Heat of the California Desert Sun

BEHIND THE MID-SUMMER 2014 STYLE GUIDE
Oh, hey there summer. We’ve missed you. Adding to the list of missed things: bikinis, tan lines, sandals, salt-crusted everything, sherbert sunsets and sandy buns. With bikini season in full swing, it’s time to talk about the crème de la crème of crop tops, cheeky bottoms and cover-ups. The best of beach and boardwalk. Read through the guide for some mid-summer style inspiration…

June 3rd, 2014 | By | 81 Comments

How To: Catch a Party Wave Catchsurf Partywave Pro Johnny Redmond Explains the Art of Hot Dogging

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Johnny Redmond stole the show once again in the 2nd annual Party Wave Patriot Session at Salt Creek, and he’s giving you a free lesson on going nuts in the summer surf.

The Flying Salamander: (above) “It’s rarely caught on film so this was like finding a four leaf clover. This is truly a feather in my cap”

Just aim for a closeout section and project your board through the lip, kicking out the back of the wave and stretch all fours like a Richard Simmons workout video

 
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May 30th, 2014 | By | 75 Comments

Behind the Cover | Jon Steele Featured SWELL Catalog Photog Walks Us Through His Ecuadorean Covershot

Jon Steele stops by the SWELL shop to share his Ecuadorean discovery. (more…)