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August 19th, 2015 | By | No Comments

Julian Wilson | Pro Model Beater Session J-Dub Pulls Some Fins-Free R&D on his Aussie Clad Shred Stick

Here’s a free lesson in fins free wave jibbin from team rider and World Tour Veteran Julian Wilson. Get wet with Catchsurf gear up at SWELL

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August 18th, 2015 | By | No Comments

Surf Cinema | No Cambio Nate Zoller of Roark Tackles Mexican Slabs and Recaps a Year Circling the Globe

A couple years ago Nate Zoller walked away from SWELL as our cheekiest wordsmith, and started continent hopping in search of slabby sanctuaries and a man named Roark. His Latest trip south of the border paid off with perfect Puerto, whilst road testing the latest adventure-ready gear available on SWELL. Enjoy this corto pero dulce film his brother Isaac made.

The living Laguna Beach legend just cruised back into town and recapped with Brandy Faber about his wanderlust

You’ve hit the road pretty hard this last year, where have your travels taken you?
NZ: In the past year I’ve been to Baja numerous times, Bali, Mainland Mexico, Nepal, Senegal, Tavarua, Vietnam and all over California.

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August 10th, 2015 | By | No Comments

Making of: Dane Reynolds’ New Vans + Launch Party Pics The Man (and Dogs) Behind Surfing Freshest New Footwear

With the help of his insta popular pooch Pam, Dane drew up a new shoe worth partying about. His new Vans are covered in k-9s and built to thrash a mini-ramp, hit the pit or stumble through the Central Coast. He unveiled his signature “Black Ball SF” style at the US Open of Surfing and the crew got loose… HB Style.

Shop Dane’s Shoes, and enjoy the party pics below

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Dane Reynolds Blackball Shoe Launch Party

Shore Break Hotel – US Open of Surfing

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July 29th, 2015 | By | No Comments

Seth de Rouet Win 2015 Follow the Light Award Event Recap of the Most Prestigious Ceremony in Surf Photography

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(L-R: MC Aaron Chang, Seth de Roulet, Scotty Hammonds, Candy Moore, Woody Gooch, Quinn Matthews, John Barton)

3 Time Finalist Seth de Roulet of Santa Barbara took home top honors and a $5K check to further pursue his career in Surf Photography. Amidst the chaos of the US Open of Surfing was a display of surf media’s finest future lensmen. The 5 finalists presented their slideshows to a standing-room only crowd of the world’s best surfers for the 10th annual Follow the Light Foundation Awards”

Seth used a combination of his fine arts background and the Central CA Coast scenery to capture the vote of the judging panel made up of Peter Taras, Jeremiah Klein, Russ Hennings and more premier surf media captains.

We asked how Seth would spend the check that the late Larry “Flame” Moore wanted to fuel the talents of up-and-coming photographers,  “I am currently in construction on converting my laundry room (more…)