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October 27th, 2014 | By | No Comments

Back to Bali: The Guide -Pt. 1 SWELL Surf Blogger Nate Zoller Breaks Down the Best of Bali


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Surfer, writer, revivalist Nate Zoller left his work at SWELL a couple years ago to seek and enjoy the world’s most shred-friendly wave havens. After surgical strikes in Sri Lanka, Senegal, Iceland, North Shore HI and Mex, he’s a seasoned vet on surf survival so enjoy a free lesson on traveling smater in Bali. Words: Nate Zoller Photos: Isaac Zoller 

“If Hawaii is Mecca for surfers then Bali is Eden. Made up of 85% Hindu’s, the “Island of the Gods” is home to one of the friendliest cultures on Earth. That and the fact that it is littered with world-class surf make it a mystical pilgrimage for all surfers. The winds blow offshore from March to November making the waves groomed and perfect. (more…)

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October 20th, 2014 | By | No Comments

Slotted in SWELL | The Suit Worn on Slater’s 720 Tech Breakdown of Kelly's Xcel Wetsuit Worn During His Portugal Punt

Call it a 540 or 720, 42yr young Kelly Slater shocked the Surfing world with a aerial rotation that defied age and gravity last week in Portugal. The suit that enabled that degree of flexibility was the new XCEL TDC drylock, their warmest wetsuit lining ever with clinically proven smart fiber technology.

See the entire line of Xcel wetsuits available on SWELL (more…)

October 7th, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

Meet Your Maker | Volcom Denim Tour the Volcom Flagship HQ with Denim Designer JJ Gonzales

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From working summers in the warehouse as a teenager, to becoming the senior denim designer at Volcom, Jeffery James “JJ” Gonzales personifies Volcom’s brand mantra True to This.  (more…)

September 29th, 2014 | By | No Comments

Once Upon A Soft top In Mexico The Boys of Catchsurf Get Mental In Mainland

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-An Ode-alay to Mex from Catchsurf  Crew Member, Jason “Action” Jackson

“Every now and then a man wakes up craving the taste of adventure.  A chance to throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor and get into some trouble.  There are very few places more perfect for this hankering, then the wild jungles of south Mexico and that’s just wear the boys from Catch Surf decided to head to for a little end of summer adventure.  (more…)