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Today's SwellWatch: Wednesday, Jul 30 2014

Fck Vwls: Baby, Take it Off!

posted by / Blogs / July 5, 2012

Baby! Take it offThe amazing disappearance of vowels.

It’s about time the surf industry caught on

2012 Volcom Fiji Pro Flipbook: Blue Friday

posted by / Lightbox / July 2, 2012

The big-wave calvary marched into town [Cloubreak] wielding a gun of their choice

They made us cheer. That Friday took surfing to another level

Playground Planet

posted by / News / July 2, 2012

Etnies wants to send you to Hawaii for free

That’s nice of them

2012 NSSA Nationals Highlights: Days 1 – 6

posted by / NSSA Blog, Photos, Video / July 2, 2012

Photos and a video from the first six days of competition

Watch it all live on Nike’s Facebook page as competition concludes tomorrow

2012 NSSA Nationals Preshow

posted by / NSSA Blog, Video / July 1, 2012

Chris Mauro and Peter “PT” Townend discuss the past, present and future of the NSSA Nationals

Small, contestable conditions greet competitors for the final days of competition

2012 NSSA Nationals Webcast and Brackets

posted by / News, NSSA Blog / June 29, 2012

For those who can’t make it to the beach and for those who like to win prizes

So…pretty much everyone

SURFING Magazine Award for Best Commentator: Dave Wassel

posted by / Video / June 29, 2012

The best of Dave Wassel from The Volcom Fiji Pro — an award was in order

“Toying with his emotions like a teenage girl.” — Mr. Wassel

Oakley Team // Southern California // 6:26

posted by / Video / June 28, 2012

The “Oakley Dispatch” webisodes debuts episode 4, Cali Dispatch Part 2

Will Seabass pull any chicks in his pirate’s cap?

Kling, Ropero, Davis // Florida Panhandle // 3:08

posted by / Video / June 27, 2012

Tropical storm Debby served up a mixture of swell, wind and rain in equal parts

Just enough to satisfy their Namibian dream

Michael Dunphy // Central America // 3:28

posted by / Video / June 27, 2012

Dunphy called his Central American escape a vacay — we’re pretty sure he could write it off as a work trip though

Plenty of air revos and some playful tubes. Well worth your 3 1/2 minutes. Maybe even invest 7

Craig Anderson // DC: Show & Tell // 2:36

posted by / Video / June 27, 2012

DC questions Ando. Ando responds. He’s a gentleman — honest and grateful

“He’s the definition of groovy.”–Mitch Coleborn

August 2012 Issue Wallpaper

posted by / Photos / June 27, 2012

Eight computer-sized images to inspire your next session — in the tube, in the air and in the lip

We’d tell you to replace that Hashtag Hunted as your wallpaper, but who are we kidding?

Quiksilver’s King of the Groms

posted by / Photos / June 26, 2012

With America’s top young talents in Southern California for the USA Champs and NSSA Nationals, what better week to have the King of the Groms?

Floridian Daniel Glenn took the win with 5 skins. He’ll head to France in September to compete for the global title during the Quiksilver Pro France

Luke Davis // San Clemente // 2:29

posted by / Video / June 26, 2012

Great to see a young man be as well-versed on the open face and above the lip

His board, his hands, his hair, his cuffed jean — all properly placed in perfect position

Ozzie Wright // Sydney, Australia // 10:00

posted by / Video / June 26, 2012

“I think it’s taking over skateboarding as far as having creating people and new ideas and new energy.” — Ozzie

“This is Ozzie” — his heart and mind transparent for all to see

August Issue 2012 Outtakes: Hashtag Hunted

posted by / Photos, Video / June 26, 2012

Professional surfers have always been lusted after. Beau Foster, Luke Davis, Koa Smith and Evan Geiselman are the prey

Photos and a video edit from our August 2012 Issue

Owen Wright // Frame of Mind, Episode 2 // 2:14

posted by / Video / June 26, 2012

Inside the mind of Owen’s fast lane

“Any kind of adrenaline gets me going. Any activity that’s exciting — a bit dangerous.” — Owen Wright

2012 Follow the Light Finalists Announced

posted by / News / June 25, 2012

And then there were five. Peter Taras weighs in on this year’s finalists

A diverse group with unique perspectives

Irons Family Tree // Hanalei, Kauai // 4:46

posted by / Video / June 25, 2012

Volcom’s Coming of Ageless websiode series, Iron’s Family Tree

Bruce speaks candidly. Andy discusses the future. Both get tubed.

2012 Surfing America USA Championships

posted by / News / June 25, 2012

The nation’s top junior talents battled it out at the nation’s most rippable peak

Kanoa Igarashi takes top honors in the Under 18s final at just 14 years of age. Tatiana Weston-Webb bags titles in the Under 16 and 18.

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