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May 16th, 2014 | By | 4 Comments

Photo Tip: Kelsey Finn

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Photo Tip of the Week from photo contributor, Kelsey Finn…
Opening your eyes underwater can be painful to most. But closing your eyes underwater, and looking elegant while doing so is difficult. Throw on a mask! Although I don’t mind a model wearing snorkel gear underwater, some find it unappealing. If you feel that way, have your model wear sunglasses underwater to hide those squinting eyes and frowns!

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May 15th, 2014 | By | 35 Comments

#SWELLivin

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Sometimes, you just have ask yourself, what would my bikini say…. (more…)

May 12th, 2014 | By | 36 Comments

The Newport 500 | Volcom Surf Championships

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The 2014 “Newport 500″ Totally Crustaceous Tour Championships are complete! Track conditions started out clean, but as the day rolled on things got pretty hectic. Not even high wind advisories and sand storms could slow the competitors down as they continued to put the pedal to the metal all the way to the last lap. Thanks for the good times and all the Volcom Gear

Above: Griffin Colapinto lifts the cup in his toucan tee
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May 11th, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

A Slice Of Life | Flat Day Fun Guest Series by Stephanie Schechter

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Ah, springtime in coastal Southern California. The sun is shining, the birds are singing… and the waves are FLAT. With the exception of the one or two rare days we are presented with some late Santa Ana winds and some early south swells, spring is certainly not the season for surf here in the golden state. Unfortunately, for us surf junkies, that means we have to get our exercise in other ways! Luckily, we live in a pretty rad place, so this doesn’t mean our only option for our daily workouts require a gym membership.
(Pictured: Lolli Swim) (more…)