Archive for the ‘GEAR’ Category

November 7th, 2013 | By | 501 Comments

Meet Your Maker | Electric Watches From San Clemente Surf Team to CEO - Eric Crane Talks Action Inspired Watches

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SWELL stopped by Electric HQ in San Clemente to interview Eric Crane, Electric’s new CEO and the man behind their expansion into watches.

SWELL: What makes the new watches tailored for surfers?:

EC: First we moved the crown slight off-center at 4 o’clock, so when you go to pop up on your board it doesn’t stab the top of your hand. (more…)

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November 5th, 2013 | By | 886 Comments

Gear Review | Xcel “Dipped” Booties

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This season’s standout wetsuit innovation goes to a goo that goes between your fingers and toes. Liquid neoprene technology was formerly used only to seal seams, but now covers most vital panels in need of serious insulation and stretch. 

The SWELL surfaholics tested the XCEL dipped comp bootie on an Orange County lobster hunting mission to see how it stacked up against the thermocline that dips into 50′s. (more…)

December 28th, 2012 | By | 4,083 Comments

Outride by Mophie -The iPhone Water Housing

OUTRIDE transforms your iPhone into the ultimate wide-angle action sports camera. The element-proof, high-impact, polycarbonate housing protects your phone from the action. Shoot it, claim it, and share it with the world instantly.

MOUNT TO ANYTHING

OUTRIDE easy attaches to your mountain bike, straps it to your skate or stick to your board deep in the barrel. The ultra-protective and interchangeable housing gives you complete waterproof protection up to 5m deep when you need it. Use one of the 9 included mount options to attach OUTRIDEto just about anything and record at any angle.

GET THE FULL VIEW

Optimize your videos with a viewing angle of up to 170 degrees on the crystal clear wide-angle lens. Elite world tour surfers like Jordy Smith trusts his phone with OUTRIDE in the lineup to capture hi-res shots of their hi-performance surfing

THE APP. THE COMMUNITY

Record, edit, upload and instantly share your video straight from your iPhone with the OUTRIDE app. Discover the latest videos from users and professional athletes across the globe. In the age of Youtube, your video can make you money..or make your famous.  Capture your next ride with OUTRIDE.

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Visit the SWELL Facebook page and enter to win an OUTRIDE from our weekly sweepstakes. Increase your chances by sharing with friends and get an extra 5 entries. SWELL Facebook is always giving away fun prizes, so “like” us and win here.

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November 21st, 2012 | By | 3,739 Comments

New Beater Edit from Catch Surf

What’s on every grommet’s Xmas list this year? The Beater!

These classic foam boards are great fun for everyone and crucial to everyone’s quiver. From groms looking to transition into surfing to rippers wanting to cut loose in some shore pound, anyone can enjoy the Beater. The sturdy stinger make surfing and skimming these a breeze even for some of the larger fellows out there. Tow it behind a boat or belly surf it into the sand, these tough little boards are up to the challenge!

So grab yourself a beater and scope this latest edit of Morgan Just on his 54” Finless. He takes his Beater from Trestles to the Wedge and shows us all how to jam that thing down the line.

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