Archive for the ‘Surf & Sport’ Category

February 4th, 2014 | By | 98 Comments

New at SWELL: Hayden Shapes Add Australia's most versatile surfboards to your quiver

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Straight outta Sydney, crazy m#tha F*cka named Hayden, his shapes are now available on SWELL. That eye-popping punt on your February catalog cover is none other than Mr Creed McTaggart riding the latest psycho sled by Hayden. (more…)

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February 2nd, 2014 | By | 95 Comments

Surf Training with Alana Blanchard Improve Your Surfing with Alana's Trainer, Summer.

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It’s a typical winter day on Kauai.  It is 70 degrees, windy, rainy with a bit of sunlight shining through the clouds.  Alana walks in the studio. I ask her how she is and how the surf is.  She answers, “Fun but a bit blown out.”  She’s an optimist I know and will usually make the best out of every situation.  She says I’m ready for “a really good workout”.  I know what this means; Alana is one of my strongest clients.  And I’ve been doing this for 12 years with all levels of professional athletes.  She is amazing.  She is an animal…this will be a tough workout.  Here is her workout: (more…)

January 27th, 2014 | By | 94 Comments

On Trend: All Matching Everything

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All-over print are all-around favorites in the eternal summer of 2014. The origins can be traced to the Canadian Tuxedo trend of 2010 when every surfer sportied chambray, then Catchsurf introduced the elastic waist Cali pantsuit.

Now the trend has put a twist on every article of clothing in your kit, here’s our favorite locked down looks:

1. Billabong: A reinvented era of hula style laced with a camo color-story but preserving the birds of paradise.

Inspired by: Shane Dorian’s bow hunting missions around him home on Maui

Shown: (Above) PX1 Sonar Boardshort, Hunter Hat, Apex Backpack (more…)

January 26th, 2014 | By | 126 Comments

Yoga for Surfers 5 Yoga Poses to Improve Your Surfing

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Looking to up your game a bit? Resident yoga instructor, Jennifer Lowe shared with us a few yoga moves to help take your surfing to the next level. Bust out your performance boardshorts and follow along… (more…)