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July 8th, 2014 | By | 390 Comments

Sending It | ourCaste 4th of July Party Photos: Running Wild in Newport with the ourCaste Crew

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The smoke finally settled from the ourCaste 4th of July bender at their HQ in Newport, and its a wonder we didn’t end up in the clink. Kegs were cashed, Tacos taken down, fuses were lit, faces were licked and these babes wondered down wearing new Wonderland Sun Shades.

Thanks for the American memories (albeit fuzzy) fellas, and keep cranking out those signature styles sold at SWELL. Enjoy the evidence…

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July 3rd, 2014 | By | 262 Comments

Party Flavors | Summer Drink Inspo 5 Tools for Turning Up Your Summer Libation Celebration

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Top surf brands submit their favorite tools for getting turnt.

1. Sanuk’s Mini Melon Infusion

This vodka infused mini melon isn’t from some pinterest inspo, its courtesy of our favorite savages at Sanuk.

How: Buy a mini watermelon at a local produce supplier or more commonly found at farmers markets.
-Using a chopstick, puncture the melon and lightly churn the insides to increase absorption
-Shove minibar vodka bottle into the hole and refrigerate to allow absorption for no less that 3 hours. (more…)

June 23rd, 2014 | By | 301 Comments

Back in the Shop | Penny Skateboards New Pro Model Boards and Patriotic Prints Arrive for Summer Skating

The proprietors of performance plastic skateboards unveiled 7 new models this summer. Penny partnered with Christian Hosoi, who Transworld SKATEboarding named “the fourth most influential skateboarder of all time” creating a signature board seen shredding by the groms in his block party edit above.

Standout summer skate style include the American Flag penny, Space Skate and Rasta Fade.
The universally loved versatility of the retro trucks was on display on Go Skateboarding Day, when penny fans tagged #PennyMoments.  Here’s our insta fan favorites.

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@nellafrenchie should win a prize or something… or a treat

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June 20th, 2014 | By | 314 Comments

Day in the Life | Wade Goodall Our Favorite Aussie Aerialist Couchsurfs Through Newport

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Wade got a call from Dane Reynolds and Nathan Fletcher that a certain mainland Mex slab had a manageable swell coming.  So he hopped a flight from Oz to Orange County only to find out the swell was too steep, so he manned the SWELL couch for a few days hoping to score the Newport Jetties before the next swell hits Mex. Spoiler Alert: Beer-Consumed > Waves Ridden   (more…)