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Today's SwellWatch: Wednesday, Apr 23 2014

Under The Influence: Jared Mell

posted by / Magazine / March 22, 2012

Jared Mell’s surf career began with a fistfight?

Let him fill you in on the madness

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California: From Diego To The Bay

posted by / Magazine, Photos / March 22, 2012

This was a big issue

Here’s a little more eye candy for your viewing pleasure

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Back When Shit Was Cool

posted by / Magazine / March 22, 2012

We never found our next Curren, but we got the Kelly Slater

Now, who’s the next Slater?

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Bobby Drives A Prius

posted by / Magazine / March 22, 2012

Bobby is outspoken as we all know

So loud that he drives a Prius

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The Life of Bobby Vaughn, Part II

posted by / Blogs / March 22, 2012

You know those three letters on the nose of Bobby Martinez’s board? FTW? This is the man behind those letters. Story by Chas Smith.

Part two of three: Belly up, Navy SEALs and murder # 2

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California: Lightbox

posted by / Lightbox, Photos / March 22, 2012

In Pacific Grove there is a law on the books establishing a $500 fine for molesting butterflies

Flip through this lighbox for more fun facts on the Golden State

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Back to School: 2012 Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast

posted by / Lightbox / March 22, 2012

School’s back in session and back-to-tour shopping is complete

It is our pleasure to present to you the class of 2013.

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California Surf Town: Santa Cruz

posted by / Magazine / March 22, 2012

The “original” surf city

Santa Cruz’s past, present and future

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Greg Noll // Signature Trunks // 5:23

posted by / Video / March 22, 2012

Billabong and Greg Noll collaborate to create a limited edition of his “Jailbird” trunks

We don’t throw around “badass” too often, but Da Bull is badass

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Cody Thompson & Fisher Heverly // Central America // 3:52

posted by / Video / March 22, 2012

When life gives Cody lemons — he makes lemonade. When nature strips him of his boardshorts — he still gets shacked.

Some deep tubes and full-rotation aerials in very playful Central America

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May Issue 2012 Surfing Magazine

posted by / Magazine / March 21, 2012

California Surf Towns

Sometimes postcards lie: La Jolla and Santa Cruz

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The Life of Bobby Vaughn, Part I

posted by / Blogs / March 21, 2012

You know those three letters on the nose of Bobby Martinez’s board? FTW? This is the man behind those letters. Story by Chas Smith.

Part one of three: An orphan, murder # 1 and Tommy Lee

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Evan Geiselman // Mentawais, Indonesia // 3:11

posted by / Video / March 20, 2012

Everything Evan does looks good — from his tail whips to his hair whips

One of the best web-vids of the year. Three minutes of highlight-worthy clips.

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InfluencING Keanu Asing

posted by / Blogs / March 20, 2012

Everything you ever do, see or hear influences your behavior and future decisions.

Keanu on the Wiz Khalifa, Chuck Taylors and D. Wade

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Taj Burrow // Western Australia // 5:48

posted by / Video / March 19, 2012

The latest work of art captured by Rick Rifici

This is 300 frames a second — slowed down just enough to digest and appreciate the idiosyncrasies of Mr. Burrow

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Ten Photos: Tom Carey’s CA Winter

posted by / Photos / March 19, 2012

Tom Carey is a one man traveling circus of action photos, here are ten he chose from this past winter.

And Tommy Gun sure can shoot

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NSSA Surfer of the Month: Jake Davis

posted by / News, NSSA Blog / March 18, 2012

He bagged the first victory of the NSSA season

He’s on the heels of his brother’s success

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Swimsuit Issue 2012

posted by / Swim / March 16, 2012

Our annual issue of bikinis and beauties is on sale April 3. Excited? We are.

Here are 47 sexy seconds to whet your appetite

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Winter Photos: Pete’s Picks

posted by / Photos / March 16, 2012

The fourteen best images to come across the desk of Peter Taras

Airs, hacks and everything in between

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Your Weekend Should Sound Like This, With Mitch Coleborn

posted by / Sounds / March 16, 2012

Mitch keeps his favs pre-21st Century.

‘Cause Fleetwood Mac is timeless, right?

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Fantasy Corner