October 2nd, 2015
Archive for the ‘THE SWELL LIFE’ Category
Lowers locals take us in the VIP zone for an exclusive look at the Hurley Pro Trestles. Ian Crane, Nate Yeomans and Griffin Colapinto rooting for their bro “Brother” sadly he went down to Fanning. Photos: Quinn Matthews
Tatiana Weston-Webb Surfs Better Than You 18yr old Surf Phenom's Rookie Season on the World Surfing Tour
Friend of SWELL, and hard charging WSL rookie of the year Tatiana reflects on her road to Trestles. The dual citizen Hawaiian/Brazilian just won the 6-Star Paul Mitchell Supergirl Pro, and won impressive heats at the Swatch Womnen’s Pro Trestles.
The Larry “Flame” Moore Memorial at Salt Creek A slightly controversial, yet incredibly epic plaque installed by local surfers
Dana Point Local’s install a Plaque mounted rock at the Salt Creek Point Lookout in memory of Larry “Flame” Moore. Flame was the Chief Photo Editor of Surfing Magazine for 30 yrs before losing a battle to brain cancer. The beloved lensman’s surf photos put Salt Creek surf on the map and was known as a visionary for pushing progressive style of surf media.
The Plaque was installed without Orange County’s permission, but even locals and lifeguards support the idea of keeping their old friend Larry checking the point with them. SWELL proudly supports. Read more about the slightly controversial situaction surrounding the plaque below. (more…)