October 9th, 2015
Surfing latest blockbuster film features the true grit of our sport. Tom Carroll and Ross Clark-Jones tackling Tasmanian devil waves in 3D. It might have that mainstream feel, but this big wave pioneering documentary is as core as it get. Tom and Ross are making a special appearance at the Premier in Santa Monica, come meet the legends. (more…)Thank you for visiting the Swell blog. Visit us on www.facebook.com/swell for more exclusive fan offers, giveaways and more.
Cult classic San Clemente Café meets New Wave Nostalgia with fresh-off-the-grill style from AMBSN. SWELL’s favorite San Clemente brand, and San Clemente’s favorite post-dawn-patrol grinds have a passion for patties, burgers and button-ups. The SC Cafe crew holds (above) down the joint wearing the all-over printed burger pattern, drop in after your next Trestles session and get the style here.
Trevor’s Photo Tip: Light it up. The East Coast has the brownest and murkiest water of anywhere I’ve ever seen. Even with bright sunshine, the barrels here become so dark its difficult to get any sort of proper exposure or contrast. Using a flash to fill the dark cave allows for a balanced exposure to match the ambient light outside of the barrel, giving the photo much more contrast and pop while still being subtle with the flash. The most important part of shooting with a flash is practice and patience. (more…)
Infuse some SWELL inspo into your weekend with a twist on a tasty mojito. No hangover here, we held off on sugar, replacing with Italian soda spritz. This is what “workin for the weekend” is all about. Enjoi
In the Mix:
1/4 Mango. Cubed
Fresh Mint Sprig
Villa Italia Blood Orange Soda (Avail at Trader Joes)
In an empty glass throw in 4 lime wedges, Mango cubes and a splash of grapefruit soda. Muddle (smush) in the glass. Top of with ice, and fill the glass half and half with rum and blood orange soda. Stir it, shake it, beat it up, release those flavors. Throw in an umbrella straw and suck it down.