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December 3rd, 2013 | By | 144 Comments

Waimea River Surfing

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Every winter on the North Shore of Oahu the high surf dams the Waimea river-mouth with sand, and the heavy rains flood the valley. During a flatspell, locals led by Jamie O’Brien happily dig out the channels to create a standing wave to get their feet in the wax in preparation for Pipemasters. It was SWELL’s first time back digging the channel since the 2011 night session, and it was even bigger. (more…)

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December 2nd, 2013 | By | 232 Comments

SWELL Snapshot | Shawn Parkin San Clemente Local Lensman Shares His Style In SWELL's November Catalog

SWELL caught up with surf photographer Shawn Parkin to get perspective on his  South Orange County surf imagery featured in SWELL’s November catalog. Shawn skated from his San Clemente pad and met us at Bull Taco to grind some $1 Tacos and $2 Tecates. Here’s what we gathered from the bearded lensman.
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SWELL: First Parkin shot ever published

Parkin: I think my first shots published both online and in print were from the infamous Fire Swell in October of 2007. (more…)

November 25th, 2013 | By | 216 Comments

On-Trend | The Anorak

anorakThis season’s “it” garment is undoubtedly the light hoody for guys known as the “Anorak”. Its the perfect parka for layering up and cutting down the wind. (more…)

November 22nd, 2013 | By | 514 Comments

Insta Street Style | Winter is Coming Checking on Surfing's Savages, and the Styles They're Rocking Around the World

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@DylanGoodale has been KILLING it in the Triple Crown thus far. He and Paul Fisher highly recommend you get some REEF Gear. Wait, is that Brody Jenner…WTF?

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