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November 5th, 2013 | By | 3,247 Comments

Gear Review | Xcel “Dipped” Booties


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…)

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November 1st, 2013 | By | 1,863 Comments

Jamie O’Brien’s Halloween Pipe Session


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 | 836 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

October 30th, 2013 | By | 1,140 Comments

Insta Street Style | Fall Surf Travels The WCT Surfers Survive the Euro Tour, While Young Guns Gear Up for Fall


East Coast transplant @CamRichards123 joined SWELL for a stroll down to Lowers. Prepping for flight in his Stratosphere LS Tee by Billabong (more…)