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May 22nd, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

Meet Your Maker | Billabong’s Ryan Milner Billabong Graphic Illustrator Gives Insight to Action Sports Art Inspo

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 What path did you follow to arrive at your Billabong art career?

From the beginning, I was blessed with great parents who fostered a creative environment and pushed me to do what I love. When I realized I wanted to pursue art for a living, I was intimidated, but worked as hard as possible. I eventually was accepted to Cal State Long Beach, where I majored in Illustration.

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May 21st, 2014 | By | 26 Comments

CA Über Alles: SUPERbrand | San Diego The First Stop On SWELL's Tour of Top Core CA Surf Companies

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SUPERbrand Marketing Director Paul Brewer gives us a tour of their state of the art board factory and next-level showroom. Above: Shaper Jason Koons and Rider Clay Marzo talk progression. 

Who are the masterminds behind the progressive shapes you’re pumping outta this state-of-the-art shaping bay?

SUPER: We call it the Shaper’s Collective. It’s a group of shapers who design and share ideas to create a better shortboard. (more…)

May 19th, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

Just the Tips | Surf Wax Removal How to remove old wax from your surfboard

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Summer is coming so here’s a couple ways to scrape off that skunky coat of winter gunk. (more…)

May 12th, 2014 | By | 33 Comments

The Newport 500 | Volcom Surf Championships

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The 2014 “Newport 500″ Totally Crustaceous Tour Championships are complete! Track conditions started out clean, but as the day rolled on things got pretty hectic. Not even high wind advisories and sand storms could slow the competitors down as they continued to put the pedal to the metal all the way to the last lap. Thanks for the good times and all the Volcom Gear

Above: Griffin Colapinto lifts the cup in his toucan tee
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