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October 8th, 2013 | By | 361 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…)

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October 4th, 2013 | By | 1,602 Comments

Spear Fishing with Sharks in Tahiti SWELL Lensmen Talks About Avoiding Sharks While Spearfishing in Tahiti

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Spear Fishing in Tahiti is beyond just a hobby, it is second only to our love for surfing! It goes hand in hand with the Tahitian lifestyle. If we take a boat out for a good day of surf, there is inevitably a spear gun or two aboard in case someone takes a break and wants to catch the post surf meal, unless you catch gets stolen by sharks known for stalking us. (more…)

October 2nd, 2013 | By | 3,417 Comments

Photographer Gear Review | Dafin Award Winning Surf Photographer Professes His Love For His Favorite Swim Fins

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Words & Photos by Shawn Parkin

First, let me say that I am not sponsored by DaFin. I don’t know the people who run the company, and I’ve never been given a free pair of fins. I’m just a believer in their product. (more…)

October 2nd, 2013 | By | 1,816 Comments

Wetsuit Buyers Guide

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Picking a new wetty doesn’t just affect your wallet, it can change the course of your surfing style… and even your health.  Here’s our picks to suit your style, and our favorite InstaSurfers showing off their rubber. (more…)