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October 18th, 2013 | By | 352 Comments

5 Flick Friday | San Clemente Edition


The San Clemente soft board specialists at Catchsurf strike again. Get a free beater wallet w/purchase! (more…)

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October 17th, 2013 | By | 145 Comments

7 SWELL Halloween Costume Ideas Employee Picks for Rad Costumes That You Can Repurpose for Everyday Style

Customer Service Dave Pick: Magnum P.I.

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Essential Dress: Hula Shirt, “flatteringly” fit denim, Quik Trucker Hat… mustache INCLUDED!

Don’t forget: to lean up against things and say things like “I’m not buying it Higgins”  (more…)

October 9th, 2013 | By | 755 Comments

Shapers Shed | Alaia Surfboards Jon Wegener Takes Us in His SD Shaping Bay for a Wood Board Building Lesson

Why Ride Alaias:
-  Alaias are such low-friction boards, you can ride with effortless speed.  In other words, they fly.
-  Riding finless gives you a slide, and a feeling that you can’t get riding traditional boards.
-  Your wave selection improves, because you really need to pick the right ones.  Paddling for the wrong waves means burning valuable energy. (more…)
October 8th, 2013 | By | 73 Comments

Meet Your Maker | Tavik Men's Designer Mark Powell Talks Tavik Style, Parties, Surf & Workwear Inspo




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Tell us why the slim pickens shirt is ideal for salty shapers and garage dwellers.

MP: Slim Pickens was inspired by the durable denim of our western heritage. Think gold-digging, sharp-shooting and the random bar-room brawl. (more…)