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June 21st, 2013 | By | 1,817 Comments

Scenes from International Surfing Day 2013


Surfrider Huntington Beach Chapter Holding it Down


Dave of Swell with the pick of the litter


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June 20th, 2013 | By | 85 Comments

International Surfing Day Surfrider Specials


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

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June 19th, 2013 | By | 712 Comments

Go Skateboarding Day 2013: Sector 9 Poker Run


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.

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June 18th, 2013 | By | 6,604 Comments

DIY: Wetsuit Alterations


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

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

Desired Length


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