Archive for the ‘Surf & Sport’ Category

September 19th, 2013 | By | 2,266 Comments

Taj Wins the Hurley Pro Trestles

Taj Burrow won the Hurley Pro at Trestles in a hard-fought final over fellow Australian Julian Wilson at Lower Trestles. (more…)

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September 16th, 2013 | By | 1,133 Comments

Wave of the Day | Slater Snaked

blog_lowers“Dude, I fully burned Kelly Slater at Trestles” claim these 2 party wavers for the rest of their lives. This flailing phenomenon has become a bragging-right bucket-lister for heaps of weekend warriors on every tour stop. Photo: Shawn Parkin

It’s hard to imagine these roller-coasting snake artists were locals or in the Lowers Raid, but they’re lucky the king didn’t take their head off during his warm up for the 2013 Hurley Pro.  What pro would you snake, or would you yield to the guys with the world’s highest wave count?

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September 13th, 2013 | By | 1,596 Comments

SWELL Shapes | Dane & Dion’s New Sleds


We’ve got a fresh batch of Dane and Dion’s oddball boards that continue to change the landscape of progressive surfing. Raise your Surfing IQ and take it to the next level with an updated quiver from SWELL here


September 8th, 2013 | By | 675 Comments

Meet Your Maker | Billabong Designer Ed


SWELL tracked down the man behind the Showdown shirt and the best wovens for the fall. Eddie at Billabong is a true legend, heres why he’s claiming contrast pockets are pertty happnin’

Tell us about the pattern origin

Eddie:  The pattern was actually inspired by ethnic prints and patterns we came across in our travels. It’s a dyeing technique called Ikat and its been used all over the world ranging from Southeast Asia to South America to the Middle East and even further (more…)