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June 23rd, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

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 | 1 Comment

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…)

June 19th, 2014 | By | No Comments

Sending It | Stance Open House Rager Punks and Poets Pack Stance's New HQ in San Clemente

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The Stance rolled out the new office space party complete with full court b-ball, moonshine bar, foodie trucks, art installs and special musical acts Dorothy, The Bots, and Capitol Cities.   See who was sending it like Chippa nd Blazer here, then scope more Stance style (more…)

June 17th, 2014 | By | No Comments

World Oceans Month: A Letter From John John Florence

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Dear  SWELL,

I’m in the water, everyday. The ocean means everything to me, which is true for all surfers.

We live in the ocean and that also makes us witnesses to the threats our oceans face.  We see and experience the pollution, in the water, and on the littered beaches. (more…)