Archive for the ‘SURF’ Category

February 15th, 2014 | By | 530 Comments

SeaMade: Surfing 101 | Fins

What’s in a fin? Aside from being those knifey things that stick out of your board and slice through the water (and hopefully not your skin), there are a lot of components to fins. Here are a few basics to focus on when deciding on a fin system for your board: (more…)

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February 14th, 2014 | By | 1,584 Comments

Band Interview | SWIMM Billy Bombards Chris Hess with a Slew of Life's Weirdest Questions


SWELL: What’s yer favorite venue to play and why?

SWIMM:  Well for sentimental purposes let’s just say Detroit Bar. Can’t believe its the end. We honestly have had some of the most fun nights playing music because of that place. It is pretty sad to think this will be the last time we will play there. Damn I just got sad. (more…)

February 13th, 2014 | By | 1,348 Comments

The Return of Bad Billy’s Billabong's Skate Collection Inspired By Youth in Revolt


The crossover between surf and skate not only drives  the progressive maneuvers, but the core clothing styles as well. Team Billabong has always led the charge and Occy in particular embodied savage style that inspired the Bad Billys collection.


February 9th, 2014 | By | No Comments

Local Travel Guide: New South Wales, Australia Just the Essentials with Rip Curl Team Rider, Tyler Wright

Up for traveling to Byron Bay, but not frothing to fall into every tourist trap the travel guide has to offer? Ask a local. We hit up Australian Rip Curl Team Rider, Tyler Wright to take us on a mini tour of her hometown.
Read on for her essential list of places to surf, eat, and play in Byron Bay and around New South Wales… (more…)