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May 21st, 2014 | By | 69 Comments

CA Über Alles: SUPERbrand | San Diego The First Stop On SWELL's Tour of Top Core CA Surf Companies

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SUPERbrand Marketing Director Paul Brewer gives us a tour of their state of the art board factory and next-level showroom. Above: Shaper Jason Koons and Rider Clay Marzo talk progression. 

Who are the masterminds behind the progressive shapes you’re pumping outta this state-of-the-art shaping bay?

SUPER: We call it the Shaper’s Collective. It’s a group of shapers who design and share ideas to create a better shortboard. (more…)

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May 19th, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

Just the Tips | Surf Wax Removal How to remove old wax from your surfboard

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Summer is coming so here’s a couple ways to scrape off that skunky coat of winter gunk. (more…)

May 12th, 2014 | By | 73 Comments

The Newport 500 | Volcom Surf Championships

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The 2014 “Newport 500″ Totally Crustaceous Tour Championships are complete! Track conditions started out clean, but as the day rolled on things got pretty hectic. Not even high wind advisories and sand storms could slow the competitors down as they continued to put the pedal to the metal all the way to the last lap. Thanks for the good times and all the Volcom Gear

Above: Griffin Colapinto lifts the cup in his toucan tee
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May 8th, 2014 | By | 4 Comments

Meet Your Maker | PUSH by Element

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PUSH is a talented artist and designer rooted in the city of Los Angeles. With a creative sensibility developed from years as a muralist and graffiti artist with the MSK/AWR crew (more…)