Archive for the ‘SWELL Team’ Category

July 14th, 2014 | By | 270 Comments

Interesting Humans | Josh Hernandez Hitting the High Seas on a 62ft Boat with Laguna Beach Surfer


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…)

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June 26th, 2014 | By | 430 Comments

Intern Eye For Epic: Neapolitan Pizzeria & Birreria SWELL Summer Intern Reviews Laguna's Beachside Pizza Destination

matt_internMatt here, Your SWELL summer intern on a mission to bring you the best places to run around barefoot and score après surf grinds and gear.  First, Neapolitan Pizzeria & Birreria in Laguna Beach, CA. This place has an epic selection of craft beers and organic ‘farm to table’ ingredients to make pizzas. (more…)

June 4th, 2014 | By | 3,082 Comments

Behind The Scenes: June 2014 Catalog Photoshoot SWELL Models Kick Off Summer in the Heat of the California Desert Sun

Oh, hey there summer. We’ve missed you. Adding to the list of missed things: bikinis, tan lines, sandals, salt-crusted everything, sherbert sunsets and sandy buns. With bikini season in full swing, it’s time to talk about the crème de la crème of crop tops, cheeky bottoms and cover-ups. The best of beach and boardwalk. Read through the guide for some mid-summer style inspiration…

May 21st, 2014 | By | 523 Comments

CA Über Alles: SUPERbrand | San Diego The First Stop On SWELL's Tour of Top Core CA Surf Companies


SUPERbrand Marketing Director Paul Brewer gives us a tour of their state of the art board factory and next-level showroom. Above: Shaper Jason Koons and Rider Clay Marzo talk progression. 

Who are the masterminds behind the progressive shapes you’re pumping outta this state-of-the-art shaping bay?

SUPER: We call it the Shaper’s Collective. It’s a group of shapers who design and share ideas to create a better shortboard. (more…)