Wade got a call from Dane Reynolds and Nathan Fletcher that a certain mainland Mex slab had a manageable swell coming. So he hopped a flight from Oz to Orange County only to find out the swell was too steep, so he manned the SWELL couch for a few days hoping to score the Newport Jetties before the next swell hits Mex. Spoiler Alert: Beer-Consumed > Waves Ridden (more…)Thank you for visiting the Swell blog. Visit us on www.facebook.com/swell for more exclusive fan offers, giveaways and more.
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Meet Your Maker | Billabong’s Ryan Milner Billabong Graphic Illustrator Gives Insight to Action Sports Art Inspo
What path did you follow to arrive at your Billabong art career?
From the beginning, I was blessed with great parents who fostered a creative environment and pushed me to do what I love. When I realized I wanted to pursue art for a living, I was intimidated, but worked as hard as possible. I eventually was accepted to Cal State Long Beach, where I majored in Illustration.
After graduating, (more…)
Sandwiched between industrial buildings and a metal shop, you would never know it’s there…aside from the skate park and urban greenery that is. Welcome to Branch, the new home of Element Skateboards. On the surface, one might think it’s a random place for a skate company. But dive into the company culture and principles, and you’ll notice that they’re right where they should be. Founded on goals of bringing progress to skateboarding and everything that surrounds them, the choice to re-purpose one of the community’s oldest hardware stores into their new home brought the ideas of growth and a commitment to nature and community full circle.