Archive for the ‘Interesting Humans’ Category

February 14th, 2014 | By | 121 Comments

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

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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…)

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February 13th, 2014 | By | 112 Comments

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

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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.

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February 5th, 2014 | By | 16 Comments

Who Wore It? Volcom Mod Boardshort Team Volcom Tackles the North Shore in the Official Pipe ProTrunks

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The Volcom Pipe Pro Debuted their latest pair of performance boardshorts at the Volcom Pipe Pro. The Volcom Team Warriors test the stretchy shorts in the massive North Shore shootout.

Who Wore It: Mitch Coleborn (above)
The giant killer shows his softer side along his pepto colored whip in the Red Stoney Mod (more…)

January 16th, 2014 | By | 91 Comments

SWELL Snapshot: Duncan Macfarlane

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Since his Follow the Light Foundation Grant Award, Duncan Macfarlane’s travel itinerary has been synonymous with the best swell stories in surf media. But surf isnt his only angle, Billabong just printed an exclusive run of Duncan’s graphic art in their spring tee line.

Here’s a little style insight from the Surfing Magazine Photographer:

SWELL: Your Instagram shows @DuncanM has been getting his passport stamped on the regular. Any newly discovered spots your dying to revisit?

Duncan:  Yeah. I’ve been on the move a fair bit the past year or two. Among the usual surf destinations like Indo and Europe I have to say Sri Lanka was on of my favourites. I’d love to head back there one day. (more…)