Archive for the ‘Surf & Sport’ Category

March 31st, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

AMBSN Spring Sloshball Tournament 2014

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The Odbert brothers are co-founders of AMBSN clothing, SWELL’s favorite California-made lifestyle brand. Dustin and Dylan faced off against each other in a keg-fueled game of Sloshball in the San Clemente sunshine and we joined the mayhem to share the wonderful world of Sloshball.

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Sloshball Rules

- Players must have a drink in hand at all times. This means one handed catches in the field
- Failure to have drink in hand results in keg stand and an out
- Players cannot advance past second base before drinking an entire beer
- Batters must interchange the lineup guy-girl
- Up to 5 offensive players are allowed to remain on second base at a time
- All disputed calls are settled by a chug off
- If you’re not cheating, you’re not trying
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March 29th, 2014 | By | 16 Comments

SeaMade: Interviews – Introducing Young Gun Tia Blanco

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Ever wondered what it takes to transform your love of surfing into a career? Young gun Tia Blanco will tell you it takes a lot of time in the water, training, and dedication. Sheer style and bubbly personality don’t hurt either.
Interview + Tia’s Green Smoothie Recipe after the break…

Photos courtesy of REEF
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March 26th, 2014 | By | 196 Comments

ELLIS ERICSON | 2 WEEKS IN BALI RVCA Advocate Travels Indo Atolls on Self-Shaped Single Fins

A special look into the exotic life of Ellis Ericson, as he surfs and shapes his favorites Balinese breaks. Enjoy a guest appearance from fellow VA rider Jared “Bang Bang Boogie” and Ellis’ favorite tunes from the Allah-Las.

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If you’re ever around indo, keep an eye out for the foam dust covered Aussie rocking his favorite RVCA gear, available at SWELL

March 22nd, 2014 | By | 195 Comments

SeaMade: Interviews – Big Wave Champ Bianca Valenti Big Wave Surfing, Inspiration + Training Tips

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How many of you think riding 3 foot waves is fun? Hands in the air galore. How about 30 feet plus? Crickets. Riding big waves takes a special kind of person and there is a class all on its own for these “special” people. It takes someone with loads of surf skill and courage to take off on a massive wall of water and call it fun. Someone like Bianca Valenti. (more…)