October 2nd, 2015
Behind the Cover | Ryan Struck Holiday Cover Photog Talks Getting the Shot in New Jersey's Freezing Surf Scene
First off, did you build the snowman for that shot? haha
Ryan: Before I swam out to shoot some fisheye, I noticed a young child building the snowman and I knew I had to get out before the sunset and grab a lineup shot. After swimming for awhile I ran back to change out of my wetsuit and hurried back to snap this photo. So stoked I did. As to all the people asking, no this is not photoshopped or a composite image. It was truly a serendipitous beach moment… or was it? (more…)Thank you for visiting the Swell blog. Visit us on www.facebook.com/swell for more exclusive fan offers, giveaways and more.
Gifts for Guys | GoPro Hero4 The Best Gift Idea in Action Sports is Here to Stoke Out Surfers Everywhere
The wait is over just in time to gift that guy (or girl) your list who’s impossible to shop for. The GoPro Hero4 is the ultimate hookup for a surfer or adreneline junkie. Short on funds? Grab a surfboard mount or gopro accessory for around twenty bucks. Enjoy the countless crazy ways to GoPro below, and check out the GoPro Hero4+ at SWELL
Meet Kama the surfing pig and owner Kai Holt (above)
Location: Sandy Beach, Oahu
GoPro Mount: Soft Top Screw Mount
Follow Miss Reef around the storied tip of the Baja Peninsula – where she frolicks in waters of cabo, wanders through Mexico’s famed deserts, and the sparkling expanse of the Pacific Ocean all converge into a stunning back-drop as exotic as Miss Reef herself.
Get a copy of the 2015 Miss Reef Calendar now at SWELL (more…)
This staple watering hole in South Orange county sits on the Dana Point Harbor and pours drinks fit for the saltiest sailors around. Turk’s is hands down SWELL’s favorite bar in the world, from the skylight fish tank to the strongman photos of Turk himself, SWELL’s end of summer party went bonkers in this place. (more…)