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July 13th, 2014 | By | No Comments

A Slice of Life | Crowd Control

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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…)

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July 12th, 2014 | By | 17 Comments

SeaMade | 5 Reasons Not To Fear Sharks

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People ask me all the time, “Aren’t you afraid of being eaten by a shark?” Well, as a surfer and frequent ocean frolicker, my chances of encountering sharks are pretty high. But no, I’m not afraid. Sure the thought of having my body ripped to shreds by the pearly knives of a great white disturb me, but it’s not a thought that frequently crosses my mind. If I were to constantly dwell on the thought of being attacked, I probably wouldn’t get in the ocean as much and that definitely would bum me out. Need some reasons to ditch the shark fear? Read on for my top 5…
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July 11th, 2014 | By | 14 Comments

DIY: Recycled Surf Wax Candle

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Aside from being a natural car freshener, we’ve found one more use for surf wax. No, you still can’t eat it. Sorry if that’s where you think we were going with this. But you CAN use it to make candles. Chances are, you have a board laying around with a less-than-fresh wax job. Time to kill two birds with one DIY and make some candles.
Wax Off: Learn how to remove surfboard wax
Wax On: Read on for the how to make candles out of the old wax… (more…)

July 8th, 2014 | By | 21 Comments

SWELL Style Guide: The July Edit

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Feeling a mid-summer crisis coming on? Don’t ditch the bikini just yet. Spark your style for an Indian Summer and for the season ahead with lightweight layers and a few saturated essentials. Heat up chilly mornings with just an ounce of ochre and singed sage. Suit up for the impromptu road trips and the fall festivals. For the last hours of summer sun. And for the unpredictable adventures ahead.
Get inspired: View the July 14 Catalog