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June 20th, 2014 | By | 8 Comments

Day in the Life | Wade Goodall Our Favorite Aussie Aerialist Couchsurfs Through Newport

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Wade got a call from Dane Reynolds and Nathan Fletcher that a certain mainland Mex slab had a manageable swell coming.  So he hopped a flight from Oz to Orange County only to find out the swell was too steep, so he manned the SWELL couch for a few days hoping to score the Newport Jetties before the next swell hits Mex. Spoiler Alert: Beer-Consumed > Waves Ridden   (more…)

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June 19th, 2014 | By | 3 Comments

Sending It | Stance Open House Rager Punks and Poets Pack Stance's New HQ in San Clemente

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The Stance rolled out the new office space party complete with full court b-ball, moonshine bar, foodie trucks, art installs and special musical acts Dorothy, The Bots, and Capitol Cities.   See who was sending it like Chippa nd Blazer here, then scope more Stance style (more…)

June 17th, 2014 | By | 10 Comments

World Oceans Month: A Letter From John John Florence

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Dear  SWELL,

I’m in the water, everyday. The ocean means everything to me, which is true for all surfers.

We live in the ocean and that also makes us witnesses to the threats our oceans face.  We see and experience the pollution, in the water, and on the littered beaches. (more…)

June 13th, 2014 | By | 11 Comments

Travel Tips | Cooler Luggage The Roark Adventure Junkies Show Us How To Pack Light & Save Cervezas

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Laguna Beach local Brandy Faber is the Marketing Director At Roark and a connoisseur of crawling through Cabo. Here’s his hybrid packing techniques for staying stocked an stoked. 

The first time I went to Cabo we went straight to the store from the airport. One of our purchases was a Styrofoam cooler that we stocked with the important essentials of beer and water to have while we surfed on the desolated East Cape.10311323_1426719617590556_2090986821_n

The Styrofoam cooler didn’t hold up very well and I was bummed to (more…)