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July 14th, 2014 | By | 3 Comments

Interesting Humans | Josh Hernandez Hitting the High Seas on a 62ft Boat with Laguna Beach Surfer

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Laguna Beach local, Josh Hernandez is spending his summer on a south pacific adventure surfing, working on a boat, fishing, and surviving in style.

He and fellow waterman Adam Paskowitz left Hilo Hawaii on May 26 on a 62ft Nordhaven boat called “Spirit of Adventure”.  Arriving in Tahiti for a proper Teahupoo swell, the kids from Laguna earned local respect and have been busy finding reefs and restaurants around the island chain. Enjoy pt 1 of Josh’s journey and tips from Tahiti. (more…)

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June 25th, 2014 | By | 6 Comments

Behind the Lens: Matt O’Brien Meet the Man Capturing the Lighter Side of the Laguna Beach Surf Scene

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Where is your favorite kinda spot to shoot?
Matt: Funky waves are my favorite, slabs with siders preferable, they always (more…)

June 7th, 2014 | By | 370 Comments

Sublimated Style Gallery Worthy Graphics

Getting tired of seeing bold type face prints with sayings like “SWAG” or “BALL SO HARD” slathered all over them? Then check the stories on these sublimate printed tanks, as seen in SWELL’s June Catalog. We spoke with some of the brands behind these awesome Photo-Graphic styles from Matix and Reef.

Matix “Lazy Days” Tank With Featured Photographer Drew Martin

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May 1st, 2014 | By | 60 Comments

#SWELLivin

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Ok, think about it for a minute: how freaking amazing do you feel when you are at the beach? I don’t need to go into detail, just close your eyes and think about it. You feel relaxed, amazing, vibrant, healthy, carefree, and usually the only thing you are worried about is if you are getting burned or not (sunscreen to the rescue). (more…)