Archive for the ‘Road Tripping’ Category

July 14th, 2014 | By | 45 Comments

Interesting Humans | Josh Hernandez Hitting the High Seas on a 62ft Boat with Laguna Beach Surfer

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Laguna Beach local, Josh Hernandez is spending his summer on a south pacific adventure surfing, working on a boat, fishing, and surviving in style.

He and fellow waterman Adam Paskowitz left Hilo Hawaii on May 26 on a 62ft Nordhaven boat called “Spirit of Adventure”.  Arriving in Tahiti for a proper Teahupoo swell, the kids from Laguna earned local respect and have been busy finding reefs and restaurants around the island chain. Enjoy pt 1 of Josh’s journey and tips from Tahiti. (more…)

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June 20th, 2014 | By | 54 Comments

Day in the Life | Wade Goodall Our Favorite Aussie Aerialist Couchsurfs Through Newport

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Wade got a call from Dane Reynolds and Nathan Fletcher that a certain mainland Mex slab had a manageable swell coming.  So he hopped a flight from Oz to Orange County only to find out the swell was too steep, so he manned the SWELL couch for a few days hoping to score the Newport Jetties before the next swell hits Mex. Spoiler Alert: Beer-Consumed > Waves Ridden   (more…)

June 13th, 2014 | By | 58 Comments

Travel Tips | Cooler Luggage The Roark Adventure Junkies Show Us How To Pack Light & Save Cervezas

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Laguna Beach local Brandy Faber is the Marketing Director At Roark and a connoisseur of crawling through Cabo. Here’s his hybrid packing techniques for staying stocked an stoked. 

The first time I went to Cabo we went straight to the store from the airport. One of our purchases was a Styrofoam cooler that we stocked with the important essentials of beer and water to have while we surfed on the desolated East Cape.10311323_1426719617590556_2090986821_n

The Styrofoam cooler didn’t hold up very well and I was bummed to (more…)

June 10th, 2014 | By | 52 Comments

Day in the Life | Matt Archbold Interviewing the King of Speed about his Baja Expeditions

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The recent fires that hit southern California not only choked up natives airways with smoke, it brought the freeway system to a screeching halt and left Matt Archbold stuck in traffic trying to get to Cabo enroute to  some fresh air and to be a guest speaker on the last nite of the SIMA Cabo Surf Summit Event.  Two days later with family in tow… here’s what the San Clemente native had to say about his long lost Cabo love. Interview and Pics by Featured SWELL Photographer Jon Steele  (more…)