Julian Wilson | Pro Model Beater Session J-Dub Pulls Some Fins-Free R&D on his Aussie Clad Shred Stick

August 19th, 2015 | By | No Comments

Here’s a free lesson in fins free wave jibbin from team rider and World Tour Veteran Julian Wilson. Get wet with Catchsurf gear up at SWELL


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Surf Cinema | No Cambio Nate Zoller of Roark Tackles Mexican Slabs and Recaps a Year Circling the Globe

August 18th, 2015 | By | No Comments

A couple years ago Nate Zoller walked away from SWELL as our cheekiest wordsmith, and started continent hopping in search of slabby sanctuaries and a man named Roark. His Latest trip south of the border paid off with perfect Puerto, whilst road testing the latest adventure-ready gear available on SWELL. Enjoy this corto pero dulce film his brother Isaac made.

The living Laguna Beach legend just cruised back into town and recapped with Brandy Faber about his wanderlust

You’ve hit the road pretty hard this last year, where have your travels taken you?
NZ: In the past year I’ve been to Baja numerous times, Bali, Mainland Mexico, Nepal, Senegal, Tavarua, Vietnam and all over California.

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Top 5 Surf Barbershops Byrd Hairdo Founder Chase Wilson Picks His Best Clips in the West

August 16th, 2015 | By | No Comments

BRYDD1. The BYRD’s Nest 

Why? Because Good Looks and Tight cuts run in the Byrd Family
Pick up: A tin of Byrd Pomade
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Making of: Dane Reynolds’ New Vans + Launch Party Pics The Man (and Dogs) Behind Surfing Freshest New Footwear

August 10th, 2015 | By | No Comments

With the help of his insta popular pooch Pam, Dane drew up a new shoe worth partying about. His new Vans are covered in k-9s and built to thrash a mini-ramp, hit the pit or stumble through the Central Coast. He unveiled his signature “Black Ball SF” style at the US Open of Surfing and the crew got loose… HB Style.

Shop Dane’s Shoes, and enjoy the party pics below


Dane Reynolds Blackball Shoe Launch Party

Shore Break Hotel – US Open of Surfing

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