Archive for the ‘THE SWELL LIFE’ Category

August 2nd, 2014 | By | 10 Comments

SeaMade: Best Of

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Transitions are an inevitable part of life. Whether they are planned or unexpected, they keep life interesting and push our limits. This week marks the transition of SeaMade to my new blog, The Salty Wolf.  I’d love it if you checked it out and bookmarked it for future reading. There will be lots of fun adventures and creative works featured to keep you inspired and pushing outside your comfort box.
But before we say farewell to SeaMade, let’s take a look back at a few of my favorite posts over the last year..
(Above Photo: Chris Grant)
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August 1st, 2014 | By | 6 Comments

#VZLANDS | Win Free Tickets to Outside Lands Enter to Win Entry to the Sold-out Music Festival in San Francisco

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We teamed up with our friends at @VonZipper to give away a pair of 3 Day Passes to the Sold-out festival in San Francisco. A pair of these puppies are going for around a thousand bucks on craigslistm so get weird and win!

  1. Follow @swelldotcom and @VonZipper (If you don’t already)
  2. Repost this photo or a VonZipper memento
  3. Tag @swelldotcom @VonZipper #VZLands

Winner will be picked Monday.. This contest is only open to California residents 18+ Support wildlife!! #vonzipper (more…)

July 31st, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

Ryan Craig Wins 2014 Follow the Light Award Event Photos from the Most Prestigious Award in Surf Photography

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Happy Days lie ahead for Ryan “Chachi” Craig, winner of the 9th annual Follow the Light Foundation Awards in memory of Larry “Flame” Moore. The 32 yr old Santa Cruz photog cracked the final 5 a few times since 2008 and now joins past winners club of legendary lensmen like Burkard, Glaser, Maasen and more.

The epic event was followed by a typical US Open Afterparty at the pope’s living room, the Surfing Magazine Oasis of insanity. Shots, see-throughs, cervezas and the eventual late night eats… Chachi killed it! (more…)

July 31st, 2014 | By | 11 Comments

#SWELLivin

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In my opinion, the times when you are carefree and things are simple, is when life seems to be at it’s finest.

Times when the most appropriate thing to wear is, something like…overalls. (more…)