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March 27th, 2014 | By | 322 Comments

#SWELLivin

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When it comes down to the basic principle of working out, it’s all about a simple thing: moving your body. Yep, pretty simple. Go for a walk, run, jog, hike, paddle, go surf, walk the dog, dance around your house, do 100 jumping jacks, be a weirdo like me and go for an impromptu beach run in a bikini…which is great when you can jump in the ocean to cool off at the end.

Once you get up and start moving regularly, you feel better, you are more alert, and you are more productive…it’s like a healthy domino effect.

And it’s addicting. In a good way.

So, if you have one fitness goal for each day…make that quick decision to get up and put that body to work. It’s begging for it. Even if it’s just for a little bit.

- Guest Blogger, Rebekah Steen

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March 26th, 2014 | By | 441 Comments

ELLIS ERICSON | 2 WEEKS IN BALI RVCA Advocate Travels Indo Atolls on Self-Shaped Single Fins

A special look into the exotic life of Ellis Ericson, as he surfs and shapes his favorites Balinese breaks. Enjoy a guest appearance from fellow VA rider Jared “Bang Bang Boogie” and Ellis’ favorite tunes from the Allah-Las.

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If you’re ever around indo, keep an eye out for the foam dust covered Aussie rocking his favorite RVCA gear, available at SWELL

March 26th, 2014 | By | 446 Comments

Burgerama Festival Recap Photos from The Observatory's Biggest Indie Rock Festival in Costa Mesa, Ca

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Festival Season rolls on with Everyone’s favorite garage-punk label hosting more than 50 bands in the Burger Records family, from indie-psychos like The Growlers and The Black Lips, to protopunkers like Death. Enjoy the shows through SWELL’s beer goggles.  (more…)

March 22nd, 2014 | By | 478 Comments

SeaMade: Interviews – Big Wave Champ Bianca Valenti Big Wave Surfing, Inspiration + Training Tips

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How many of you think riding 3 foot waves is fun? Hands in the air galore. How about 30 feet plus? Crickets. Riding big waves takes a special kind of person and there is a class all on its own for these “special” people. It takes someone with loads of surf skill and courage to take off on a massive wall of water and call it fun. Someone like Bianca Valenti. (more…)