Archive for the ‘THE SWELL LIFE’ Category

August 8th, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

Behind the Lens | Morgan Maassen We Ask SWELL Catalog Photog Some Weird Questions About His Life

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Last good flogging your took in the water

Teahupoo last summer, swimming with my Red Housing. i swam into the bowl and lined up perfectly with Kelly Slater. the next one broke way too far out, so i braced for impact over my 20 pound aluminum housing. i got absolutely destroyed.

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Morgan: iPhone & Contax t2. (more…)

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August 7th, 2014 | By | 9 Comments

#SWELLivin

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Sit and think about this for a little: When are you the happiest? My guess is that it’s when you are enjoying something that is simple. Coffee, ice cream, going for a walk, swimming, fishing, drinking coffee, I’ll even go out on a limb and say if you’re reading this, surfing might be on the list. And the happiest days are the simple ones. (aka not a lot of people and good fun waves) (more…)

August 4th, 2014 | By |

How To: Trick Your Body To Crave Kale Over Cookies

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Ditch your fad diets, calorie-counting apps and cleanses, instead trick your body into loving and craving healthy, whole foods. Sounds like a scam, right? Regardless of what your tastes buds or brain are saying, your body actually prefers and thrives off of the good stuff. You just have to adopt the idea of crowding out, meaning that you focus on adding in good food to your daily diet and eventually it naturally pushes out the junk. (more…)

August 4th, 2014 | By | 4 Comments

Meet Your Maker | Sanuk’s Bryan House Head Sanuk Designer Tours Us Through Their Orange County HQ

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Bryan House is a San Diego surfer/skater/designer who is widely recognized for being the f@cking man. He gave us a behind the scenes look at the Sanuk operation, and the secrets behind their not so typical footwear empire. We skated, ping ponged, ate Wahoos, drank Pacificos, and heckled…

How’d you get your start in the Sanuk Footwear family?

I got thrown into the mix randomly by JK, he straight up invited me to check out the building and grab a pair of shoes. The next thing I know I am in a conference room talking about factories, footwear construction and materials. I had no resume, no portfolio just a computer with things I had been working on. Soooo caught off guard, but looks like it worked! JK is the man, I owe it all to him. (more…)