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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Thanks for the bagels fellas, where’d this holey breakfast come from?
Mike Q: None other than the holiest of holy when it comes to a Newport breakfast spot, good ol’ Al Cap.
Tell us about the earliest origins of ourCaste, and how you landed such an iconic shop here in west Newport
Mike Q: Earliest origins…geez, must have been years ago now. The idea spawned from our close knit group friends and their passions that we saw missing from a place we’ve long been apart of. Not that the brand was necessarily formed back then, but the “big bang” moment came after looking at the (more…)
The recent fires that hit southern California not only choked up natives airways with smoke, it brought the freeway system to a screeching halt and left Matt Archbold stuck in traffic trying to get to Cabo enroute to some fresh air and to be a guest speaker on the last nite of the SIMA Cabo Surf Summit Event. Two days later with family in tow… here’s what the San Clemente native had to say about his long lost Cabo love. Interview and Pics by Featured SWELL Photographer Jon Steele (more…)