September 2nd, 2015
Posts Tagged ‘Surfing Magazine’
I hope they allow hemp on the Camp Pendelton Marine Base, because US Marine Helicopter Pilot, Joseph McConnell took the Hemp wrapped board back to his barracks. We almost gave up on him after three calls, and no answer, but it turns out this guy was flying secret missions in “The Frog”, one of those dual propeller choppers that buzz the Trestles line-up.
SWELL is stoked to hook up heroes like Joseph. If you see this guy out in O-Side give him a couple waves so he can get used to his new sled.
The Kaimanu Hemp surfboard was made by SLO Charger and friend of SWELL, Chad Kaimanu Jackson. Give our bro 10 stars on his free-surfing film here: http://innersection.tv/video/171 He’s an environmental engineer, improving the standards of the industry with his boards and clothing. Check his gear out at http://localclothes.com/. Vote for Chad’s video for good karma, you need it.
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The Night Stalker is a revolutionary new concept board specifically designed for night surfing. It has two top mounted 700 lumen headlights to light up your path and two LED embedded side fins to further flaunt your midnight maneuvers.
Also included are two hollow plexi-glass nose panels that allow the surfer to swivel the headlamps down and light up the water beneath…
…although I’m sure many of you OC surfers would opt out for that feature after seeing Chuck Patterson’s recent San-O Shark video..
The system runs off two rechargeable batteries and could be all yours if you win the silent auction on the 14th!
This board will be on display at the ASR trade show on August 13 and 14 at Billabong’s Art of Shaping display. All the boards on display will be auctioned off on the 14th at 6:30pm. All proceeds from the auction will go to the 2010 SIMA Humanitarian Fund. You can own a nice little piece of surfing history and support a great cause!
Read more about the Night Stalker at: www.stewartsurfboards.com
We have this impulse to put our hands all over new surfboards, and hold them at odd angles, and say Hmmm, and Ahhhh, and to look contemplative as though we see meaning in the curves. It’s an absurd little dance and we do not resist it.
Last week that impulse drove us to visit Lost Surfboards at their San Clemente warehouse, but to no avail — locked door, empty office. Drat. Yesterday we tried again, and this time the boys were there and were quite good-natured about letting us walk around their workspace, touching their stuff and spouting ignorant dreck about surfboards. Steve, Trevor, Johnny and Andy hung out and answered questions about the newest Lost models and told us funny, unprintable stories about a Hawaiian surf legend.
Read the whole story on SurfingMagazine.com
All of the top …Lost board models available at Swell. Find your magic lost stick and go shred your own little piece of paradise.