Archive for the ‘Interesting Humans’ Category

July 14th, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

Interesting Humans | Josh Hernandez Hitting the High Seas on a 62ft Boat with Laguna Beach Surfer

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Laguna Beach local, Josh Hernandez is spending his summer on a south pacific adventure surfing, working on a boat, fishing, and surviving in style.

He and fellow waterman Adam Paskowitz left Hilo Hawaii on May 26 on a 62ft Nordhaven boat called “Spirit of Adventure”.  Arriving in Tahiti for a proper Teahupoo swell, the kids from Laguna earned local respect and have been busy finding reefs and restaurants around the island chain. Enjoy pt 1 of Josh’s journey and tips from Tahiti. (more…)

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July 10th, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

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…)

July 8th, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

Sending It | ourCaste 4th of July Party Photos: Running Wild in Newport with the ourCaste Crew

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The smoke finally settled from the ourCaste 4th of July bender at their HQ in Newport, and its a wonder we didn’t end up in the clink. Kegs were cashed, Tacos taken down, fuses were lit, faces were licked and these babes wondered down wearing new Wonderland Sun Shades.

Thanks for the American memories (albeit fuzzy) fellas, and keep cranking out those signature styles sold at SWELL. Enjoy the evidence…

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June 26th, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

Intern Eye For Epic: Neapolitan Pizzeria & Birreria SWELL Summer Intern Reviews Laguna's Beachside Pizza Destination

matt_internMatt here, Your SWELL summer intern on a mission to bring you the best places to run around barefoot and score après surf grinds and gear.  First, Neapolitan Pizzeria & Birreria in Laguna Beach, CA. This place has an epic selection of craft beers and organic ‘farm to table’ ingredients to make pizzas. (more…)