October 2nd, 2015
Archive for the ‘GOODS FOR GUYS’ Category
Ask any surfer what the name ‘Katin’ means to them and they’ll claim the K-man invented boardshorts in the 1950’s and started the renowned surf competition, the Katin Classic Pro/Am. These pioneers were born in Surfside, CA and in an era of out-sourcing, still keep their production at home in SoCal. Given their commitment to quality, American-made goods, we’re stoked to feature Katin in SWELL’s Locals Only collection.
Take a tour of the Katin USA design and production headquarters with Justin Rogina (left) and Mac Beu — (more…)Thank you for visiting the Swell blog. Visit us on www.facebook.com/swell for more exclusive fan offers, giveaways and more.
Volcom Pipe Pro: Day 1 Highlights Pipeline Goes Berserk for the All-Hawaiian Opening Round of the 2015 VPP
The all-Hawaiian Round of 112 saw nothing but epic Pipeline conditions from start to finish, and the highlight of the day was the Volcom Last Chance Qualifier (VLCQ) heat where 8 Pipe veterans delighted the crowd with mind-blowing Pipe and Backdoor barrels.
Designed for the gentleman surfer, Byrd products are inspired by the era when sharp grooming was an essential part of a dude’s daily routine. This spin on classic pomade was dreamed up by local Newport Beach Pro Surfer Chase “Big Bird” Wilson. Try out Byrd Hairdo Products at SWELL and keep a tin handy!
Chase (above) shared with us a few simple, yet essential tips to properly use his pomade.
1. Scoop out nickel sized amount and firmly massage product in hands until warm. (more…)
Wet Dream is the new and highly anticipated surf film about Tyler Warren and his travels in search of good waves. It’s shot entirely on Super 8 film by Japanese photographer and filmmaker Tatsuo Takei.
Check out the Full Library of SWELL Surf Cinema
Locations: California, Hawaii, Mexico and Central America (more…)