Archive for the ‘EVENTS’ Category

June 28th, 2013 | By | 499 Comments

Parko Crowned | King of Keramas

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In true world champ fashion Joel Parkinson executed a buzzer beater to rob Michel Borez of the coveted Baron mask and an oversized Oakley check for $75K.


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June 26th, 2013 | By | 13 Comments

SWELL x AMBSN Patriot Party Friday 6/28

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Come celebrate a party wave filled summer in San Clemente with the International Brotherhood of Drinking Beer & Surfing Waves… aka SWELL x AMBSN. These two San Clemente based companies will be hooking up drink specials for all attendees in Patriotic Apparel, and prizes for the best dressed.

Experience the best new surfer bar in San Clemente at Nomads Canteen (directions here) and rockin tunes from The Traders. See you at Nomads, Friday at 9pm.

Need an outfit for the 4th? Browse All-American Women’s styles
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Gear up for an epic  summer in the sun with new AMBSN styles
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June 24th, 2013 | By | 539 Comments

This Band Doesn’t Suck | SBTRKT

After stealing the show at Coachella for the last 2 years, SBTRKT caught our ear with their futuristic UK garagey post dubstep. The electric duo joins the growing ranks of masked DJs making bookoo bucks on the festival circuit, and earns the SWELL approved “Bands that Don’t Suck”

At Random

They’re Locals In: East London

Self Proclaimed: “I’m not the most social person”

Pitchfork Rating: 8.1/10 on Self Titled Album

Next Big Show: Hard Summer Festival. LA, Aug 3

Plays With: Little Dragon, Disclosure

Another Good Song: Trials of the Past

Their Style: Essential Tees, Graphic Tees, Colored Pants, Tribal Masks

Fan Submitted Style

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June 21st, 2013 | By | 1,541 Comments

Scenes from International Surfing Day 2013

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Surfrider Huntington Beach Chapter Holding it Down

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Dave of Swell with the pick of the litter

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