Archive for the ‘THE SWELL LIFE’ Category
Laguna Beach local, Josh Hernandez is spending his summer on a south pacific adventure surfing, working on a boat, fishing, and surviving in style.
He and fellow waterman Adam Paskowitz left Hilo Hawaii on May 26 on a 62ft Nordhaven boat called “Spirit of Adventure”. Arriving in Tahiti for a proper Teahupoo swell, the kids from Laguna earned local respect and have been busy finding reefs and restaurants around the island chain. Enjoy pt 1 of Josh’s journey and tips from Tahiti. (more…)
Summer means long days at the beach, whether you’re a year round local, a weekend warrior, or just a visitor. No matter what, we are all sharing the same surf lineup, and occasionally the same waves. Crowded surf is always a struggle to pros and beginners alike, so it is important to be polite in any situation. Try to keep your cool, even if a beginner cuts you off, or if you are being yelled at for getting in someone’s way. Surfing is supposed to be a fun activity, so try not to get worked up over a crowded day at your favorite spot. (more…)
Meet Your Maker | SWELL x Burton Beeracuda Newport Lensman Jake Pollgreen Shoots the Coolest New Liquid Lunchbox
Jake Pollgreen has been perfecting his perspective in the Newport lineups for nearly a decade, so we demanded he immortalize his work on the best party favor of 2014… the Beeracuda. Here he enlightens us about surfing, shooting and life on the peninsula.