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November 9th, 2011 | By | 1,840 Comments

Movember Madness -77 Staches and “Growing”

The mo grow-off is getting hairy, as those who followed traditional Movember rules are in day 9 of 30 w/o shaving. But for the sake of philanthropy SWELL accepts any form of stache, and we’ve donated $1 to prostate cancer research for every mo shared on SWELL’s Facebook wall.

Faux-mos initiated the photos rolling in, while the rest are busy growing.. and the photos are fantastically filthy! Mo-Sistas put on their mo-faces, and are leading the charge in support with all sorts of festive fur.

Here a few fake favorites, but they need your “likes” to compete with the field of furry supporters,  like Jakii Schwan’s finger stache who leads with 61 votes. They’re competing for a chance to win Sanuks, Swell giftcards, and the pride of prostate fund raising.

Click the pics to see all 77 staches from  first week of Movember. “Like” to vote for your favorite MO.

No sure how to to get your Mo on? Get schooled at Swell.com/Movember and support in style.

Come back for Movember happenings in the surf world.

 

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September 30th, 2011 | By | 4,912 Comments

Bamboo Surfboards, and Cars? New technology uses bamboo and vegatable resin in cars!


Photo: bamboosurfboardshawaii.com

What do pandas and cars have in common? Bamboo!
Taking a note from bamboo surfboards, known for being lightweight, durable and eco-conscious, car manufacturers are looking into using the bamboo/vegetable resin to construct eco-friendly cars!
Learn more about the technology: bamboo surfboards
Would you drive a car made from bamboo?

Read more about the bamboo cars at GOOD

September 24th, 2011 | By | 1,633 Comments

Found Awesomeness: Featured Review

This week’s top product review…
Get swoll AND supportive with the Surfrider water bottle. Go ahead, “flex your Surfrider muscles.”
Read the full review here: Surfrider Water Bottle

August 29th, 2011 | By | 2,851 Comments

Tsunami Relief Tee: the Heal Japan Tee by Andy Daivs

Sport and Support: the Heal Japan tee by Hurley and Andy Davis
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Help heal Japan! Join SWELL, Surfline, Hurley and 185 surf icons in supporting the Japan tsunami relief with the Heal Japan tee. With 100% of proceeds going to benefit the Japanese Red Cross Society, you’ll be joining the international surfing community in its effort to help rebuild Japan from the devastating quake and tsunami. (more…)