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June 21st, 2013 | By | 1,596 Comments

Scenes from International Surfing Day 2013

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Surfrider Huntington Beach Chapter Holding it Down

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Dave of Swell with the pick of the litter

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June 20th, 2013 | By | 84 Comments

International Surfing Day Surfrider Specials

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To Enter, show us how you’re celebrating International Surfing Day
1. Post your ORIGINAL photo to Facebook or Instagram
2. Tag It: #theSWELLlife
3. Check out the gallery here

Get the Goods. Sign up for Surfrider today to cash in on some limited edition ISD goods
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June 19th, 2013 | By | 704 Comments

Go Skateboarding Day 2013: Sector 9 Poker Run

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Who: The first 100 skaters to sign up are guaranteed entry and the first card in their hand with a chance to win cash.

What: Skate from tent to tent and recieve a card to make a poker hand. The best hands win complete skateboards, and CASH from the crew at SECTOR 9

Where: Crown Point Park on Mission Bay, CA. The run ends at South Mission Jetty.

When: Meet at 12:00pm. Skate begins at 2:00pm.

How: There will be 3 stops along the way to pick up 3 more cards.

Why: Prizes, games, free food provided by Wahoos Fish Tacos for all participants.

Check out all the new Sector 9 skates at Swell and Go Skateboarding!

June 18th, 2013 | By | 3,191 Comments

DIY: Wetsuit Alterations

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Have an old fullsuit that you don’t mind altering to the point of voiding the warranty? Save some scratch on a new suit, and convert your old wetty into a springer! Even if the seams are shot and holey, a few cuts gives it a new life for warm water sessions.

Warning: Cutting or altering your suit voids it from the manufacturer’s warranty

Materials:
Scissors. The sharper and longer, the better
Chalk
Ruler
Wetsuit Glue, or Rubber Cement
Piss Off Wetsuit Shampoo
24 oz Canned Beverage

Desired Length

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-Start by comparing another springsuit to reference your ideal length
-We recommend cutting above the knee and elbow to minimize rashes and resistance (more…)