Amid the hoopla in Huntington during the US Open of Surfing last week, the boardwalk became a better place with the induction of 3 legends into the Surfers Hall of Fame. Shane Dorian, Skip Frye and Rick ‘Rockin Fig’ Fignetti got their feet wet (in cement) on the famed sidewalk of Surf City USA for their indelible achievements in advancing the sport of surfing. (more…)Thank you for visiting the Swell blog. Visit us on www.facebook.com/swell for more exclusive fan offers, giveaways and more.
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URT X SWELL joined forces to bring you new, exclusive styles saluting the art of body womping. The two coastal dwelling companies grew up in breaks that cater to barrel hunting body surfers eager to get heaved into hollow shore-pound.
URT is the inventor of the tide chart printed inside a shURT and receive international acclaim for heroic drops at XXL sessions, like co-founder Dougie Mann recently charging The Wedge (above). URT released an exclusive line available only at SWELL in honor of their 4th annual WOMP body surfing competition (more…)
Sharpie or Metal Mulisha should consider sponsoring the US Open next year because just about everyone was drawn on or getting punched in Huntington. Enjoy a few shots from the biggest s#it show of our beloved sport. (more…)
SeaMade: US Open Street Style A series on surf, cross training and lessons on all things salty by guest blogger, Madison
The US Open of Surfing…what a week. The annual reunion of more-or-less the entire surf industry, mixed with the absolute chaos of ultimate (Summer Break 2013, woo!) partiers. Amidst the bikini-clad, freshly-inked beach babes were little nuggets of finely dressed guys and gals, ready to get their groove on. Follow the jump for some of the weekend’s best beachy style finds…
(Shop the Style: Open Back Maxi Dress)