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April 26th, 2014 | By | 284 Comments

SeaMade: #CityWild 2nd Point Stories of native wanderings by blogger, Madison

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The big day had arrived- the day of hiking 10 miles to go surf. Once we set forth from camp, the CityWild crew wandered down Las Virgenes road for about half a mile before dropping into the Malibu Creek Canyon. While walking through an emerald green meadow just off the hot black pavement, I turned and asked Adam, “When does the trail start?” With a sly grin he replied, “I don’t know- you’re on it I suppose”.

Pictured Above: RVCA Hat, Surfrider Tee, One Teaspoon Shorts | Below: Raen Sunglasses
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April 25th, 2014 | By | 173 Comments

Surf Photographers Wanted | Follow The Light Awards Call for Entries for Up and Coming Surf Photography Grant

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SAN CLEMENTE, CA- The Follow the Light Foundation (FTLF) is calling all photographers to submit their applications for its annual $5,000 grant in honor of the late Larry “Flame” Moore. The deadline is one month away: entries must be received no later than 12pm May, 27, 2014. (more…)

April 25th, 2014 | By | 103 Comments

Photo Tip: Kelsey Finn

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Underwater photo Tip of the Week from photo contributor, Kelsey Finn…
Experiment with a weight belt. If you are having trouble diving under the surface and staying down, this can make the world of a difference. (But please remember to be safe and use the proper weight for your body, in addition to practicing in a controlled environment.)

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April 24th, 2014 | By | 107 Comments

#SWELLivin

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When working out (usually at an intense level) it is totally common to be asked the following question (usually in an exasperated/confused manner): What are you training for? Well, as much as I wish I could say the NFL combine, to be a professional stunt person (I’ve actually contemplated this), the Olympics or something totally impressive, my answer is always the same…life.
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