November 24th, 2015
“Not your average surf flick thats for sure” says Heath Mawson of Afends about the boys of Byron hitting the road, going mad in the water and kicking shit in their path.
Watch AFENDS team riders; Duncan McNicol, Torren Martyn, JS, Luke Stickley, Seb Smart travel from Byron to Bali, Stradbroke Island to South Coast, and set yourself apart from the crowd in new Aussie Afends styles at SWELL (more…)Thank you for visiting the Swell blog. Visit us on www.facebook.com/swell for more exclusive fan offers, giveaways and more.
There are studies out there that show one thing that alleviates depression, anxiety, and a whole lot of other health complications, and in general is making people more happy, and having a greater quality of life. This miraculous medicine is not a pill, it’s being active for 30 minutes each day. Yup, exercise = some seriously great medicine. (more…)
Meet Your Shaper | Matt Biolos Tour the LOST Surfboard Factory as Mayhem Hand-shapes the "Sub Buggy"
First Off, Tell our SWELL fans the origin of your nickname “mayhem”
MB: I SANG IN A PUNK ROCK BAND IN THE MID 80s. WE CALLED OURSELVES ” MAYHEM ORDNANCE
What makes the Lost Shaping team & the Catalyst standout from the competition?
MB: AS THE FOUNDER/ CO-OWNER , I HAVE HANDS ON BUILT BOARDS EVERY DAY, AND TRAVELED EXTENSIVELY FOR ALMOST 30 YEARS. WE HAVE OF OF THE BEST TEST TRACKS IN THE WORLD ( TRESTLES ) AS OUR BACK YARD.
WE AND OUR FOREFATHERS HAVE BEEN BUILDING BOARDS THERE , NONE STOP, SINCE THE EARLY 70s.
The end of summer always bums me out, I hate to put away my bikinis and sandals and retreat indoors. But when I feel that first hint of crispness in the air I get a nostalgic excitement that comes along with fall. The change of seasons is always a good time to adjust habits and reprioritize, especially after the carefree buzz of summer. As we move into fall it is great to slow down and take cues from the shift in weather. (more…)