Archive for the ‘Surf & Sport’ Category

July 10th, 2014 | By | 9 Comments

Meet Your Maker | SWELL x Burton Beeracuda Newport Lensman Jake Pollgreen Shoots the Coolest New Liquid Lunchbox

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Jake Pollgreen has been perfecting his perspective in the Newport lineups for nearly a decade, so we demanded he immortalize his work on the best party favor of 2014… the Beeracuda.  Here he enlightens us about surfing, shooting and life on the peninsula.

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“ This shot for the Beeracuda (above) is a classic Newport Beach scene. The forecast said there would be swell so the parking spots were all taken by like 6:30am. (more…)

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July 3rd, 2014 | By | 9 Comments

Party Flavors | Summer Drink Inspo 5 Tools for Turning Up Your Summer Libation Celebration

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Top surf brands submit their favorite tools for getting turnt.

1. Sanuk’s Mini Melon Infusion

This vodka infused mini melon isn’t from some pinterest inspo, its courtesy of our favorite savages at Sanuk.

How: Buy a mini watermelon at a local produce supplier or more commonly found at farmers markets.
-Using a chopstick, puncture the melon and lightly churn the insides to increase absorption
-Shove minibar vodka bottle into the hole and refrigerate to allow absorption for no less that 3 hours. (more…)

July 2nd, 2014 | By | 11 Comments

Meet Your Maker: Katin See How Katin's Custom Surf Styles are Made - From The Sketchbook To SWELL

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Ask any surfer what the name ‘Katin’ means to them and they’ll claim the K-man invented boardshorts in the 1950′s and started the renowned surf competition, the Katin Classic Pro/Am. These pioneers were born in Surfside, CA and in an era of out-sourcing, still keep their production at home in SoCal. Given their commitment to quality, American-made goods, we’re stoked to feature Katin in SWELL’s Locals Only collection.

Take a tour of the Katin USA design and production headquarters with Justin Rogina (left) and Mac Beu –  (more…)

June 23rd, 2014 | By | 15 Comments

Back in the Shop | Penny Skateboards New Pro Model Boards and Patriotic Prints Arrive for Summer Skating

The proprietors of performance plastic skateboards unveiled 7 new models this summer. Penny partnered with Christian Hosoi, who Transworld SKATEboarding named “the fourth most influential skateboarder of all time” creating a signature board seen shredding by the groms in his block party edit above.

Standout summer skate style include the American Flag penny, Space Skate and Rasta Fade.
The universally loved versatility of the retro trucks was on display on Go Skateboarding Day, when penny fans tagged #PennyMoments.  Here’s our insta fan favorites.

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@nellafrenchie should win a prize or something… or a treat

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