Archive for the ‘Trestles’ Category

September 24th, 2014 | By | No Comments

Meet Your Shaper | Matt Biolos Tour the LOST Surfboard Factory as Mayhem Hand-shapes the "Sub Buggy"

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First Off,  Tell our SWELL fans the origin of your nickname “mayhem”

MB: I SANG IN A PUNK ROCK BAND IN THE MID 80s. WE CALLED OURSELVES ” MAYHEM ORDNANCE

What makes the Lost Shaping team & the Catalyst standout from the competition?

MB: AS THE FOUNDER/ CO-OWNER , I HAVE HANDS ON BUILT BOARDS EVERY  DAY, AND TRAVELED EXTENSIVELY FOR ALMOST 30 YEARS. WE HAVE OF OF THE BEST TEST TRACKS IN THE WORLD ( TRESTLES ) AS OUR BACK YARD.

WE AND OUR FOREFATHERS HAVE BEEN BUILDING BOARDS THERE , NONE STOP, SINCE THE EARLY 70s.

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October 30th, 2013 | By | 682 Comments

Insta Street Style | Fall Surf Travels The WCT Surfers Survive the Euro Tour, While Young Guns Gear Up for Fall

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East Coast transplant @CamRichards123 joined SWELL for a stroll down to Lowers. Prepping for flight in his Stratosphere LS Tee by Billabong (more…)

September 19th, 2013 | By | 1,706 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…)

September 16th, 2013 | By | 928 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?

WHAT KELLY TAKES TO TRESTLES
(click the goods to see more about his gear)

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