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November 7th, 2013 | By | 153 Comments

Meet Your Maker | Electric Watches From San Clemente Surf Team to CEO - Eric Crane Talks Action Inspired Watches

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SWELL stopped by Electric HQ in San Clemente to interview Eric Crane, Electric’s new CEO and the man behind their expansion into watches.

SWELL: What makes the new watches tailored for surfers?:

EC: First we moved the crown slight off-center at 4 o’clock, so when you go to pop up on your board it doesn’t stab the top of your hand. (more…)

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November 5th, 2013 | By | 171 Comments

Gear Review | Xcel “Dipped” Booties

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This season’s standout wetsuit innovation goes to a goo that goes between your fingers and toes. Liquid neoprene technology was formerly used only to seal seams, but now covers most vital panels in need of serious insulation and stretch. 

The SWELL surfaholics tested the XCEL dipped comp bootie on an Orange County lobster hunting mission to see how it stacked up against the thermocline that dips into 50′s. (more…)

November 1st, 2013 | By | 515 Comments

Jamie O’Brien’s Halloween Pipe Session

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J.O.B upped his game again with a Halloween session in his backyard. The proprietor of Pipeline suited up as the big bad wolf, grabbed his ODYSEA log from Catchsurf, and bagged some barrels on Hallows eve. (more…)

October 31st, 2013 | By | 100 Comments

Christian Fletcher’s Spooky Shredfest

Christian Fletcher is our favorite freakish hack wizard and his Bali edit seemed perfect for a spooky Halloween treat. Don’t change, Christian.

Want to wreak havoc around the world like a legend? Grab yourself the Christian Fletcher shred-stick brought back from the dead by T.Pattterson
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