Archive for the ‘HOW TO’ Category

October 13th, 2014 | By | 90 Comments

Behind the Cover | Ryan Craig Follow The Light Winner Talks Us Through the October Covershot

Getting the Shot: When you’re shooting a wave in the distance and there is a nice bluff behind it like this, you want to compose the shot with the wave on the bottom third of the frame and the bluff taking up the top two-thirds.

Surfer: Michael Dunphy
Camera: Canon 7D
Wave: Salina Cruz
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October 6th, 2014 | By | 124 Comments

Road Tripping | El Salvador The Do's and Don'ts of Safe Surf Travels in Central America

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El Salvador is not your typical surf destination, it’s a land of pumping pointbreaks with a reputation for trouble in the streets.   We sent photographer Matt O’Brien to do some recon for surf survival around Punta Roca. (more…)

September 30th, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

SWELL Eats | Packable Lentil Salad Ready-Made Superfoods In A Jar for your Next Mission

EATSWhether youre hiking into the lost coast, avoiding baja belly or just trying to stay in surf shape, this packable superfood is the ticket. Just throw all these ready-made products in a mason jar and power up for your session.

Here’s how to prepare your lentil edamame salad without a kitchen (more…)

September 2nd, 2014 | By | 129 Comments

SWELL Sweeps | Superbrand Unit Giveaway

Literally cut from the same thread, Superbrand’s apparel inspo come straight from their Carlsbad shaping bay. In honor of their new line of board driven clothes we’re giving one lucky surf fan a Unit Surfboard and Inlay pocket Tee. (more…)