Archive for the ‘EVENTS’ Category

October 16th, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

Finding Bluegrass Roots in a Big City


Banjo playin’ cowboys on a farm in the South; that’s the image that came to mind when I first thought of Bluegrass music. Boy, was I pleasantly surprised… This past weekend I was able to enjoy an experience that has forever evolved my understanding of this rising genre of music; The Bluegrass Situation. (more…)

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August 28th, 2014 | By | 327 Comments

SWELL Moments of Hurricane Marie Matt O'Brien Captures Mysto Moments of Rarely Firing Surf Spots


Some so-called novelty waves turned epic on the day of the decade, and while everyone was shooting Newport, Matt O’Brien shot the spots that very rarely see a 9 ft swell at 17 seconds.  Enjoy these unique perspectives of SWELL surfscapes (more…)

August 22nd, 2014 | By | 197 Comments

Slotted in SWELL | Billabong Pro Tahiti The World's Best Surfers, Waves and Gear Tested at Teahupo'o


The historic and at times horrific opening rounds of the Billabong Pro Tahiti tested the mettle of the world best surfers. The boys put everything on the line, including their faith in hi-performance gear that we just so happen to carry for you to step up your game. (Photos: ASP / Will H-S) (more…)

August 15th, 2014 | By | 286 Comments

Sending It | Billabong Pro Tahiti Carnage A Look Back at Chopes Chargers Paying the Toll in Tahiti

With an XXL Swell on the way for the 2014 Billabong Pro Tahiti we’re in store for another dose of drillings for our viewing displeasure. Enjoy cringing through the past few years of Teahupo’o carnage and stay tuned on the live contest feed to see Kelly Slater start off the show.