As we mentioned in a previous blog post, Kepa Acero is leaving to Antarctica to scout out surf spots, and become the first European to surf on the continent. The photo above was posted on Kepa’s Facebook yesterday. Wearing his Patagonia R4 Wetsuit in water under 2 Degrees Celcius. Seems like insanity, but then again, the R4 is the warmest suit on the planet. Here is a video/interview of them departing. You can follow Kepa at his Facebook Page, or on his YouTube Channel.
Bud Freitas talks about his love of surfing, and the enjoyment he gets out of teaching the up and coming rippers through his surf school.
Every year we ship thousands of wetsuits to people all over the world. We sell hundreds of wetsuits to people through our local brick and mortar shops. Combine those two numbers, and that still doesn’t come close to the number of wetsuits we rent out every year. We know wetsuits, and in our 30+ years of business we’ve seen and heard it all. Here is a list of the top 12 misconceptions in our experience when it comes to wetsuits. Continue reading
Check out Sasquatch Skateboards, our local Skate brand on the North Oregon Coast. Out of Seaside, Sasquatch has been lurking the Northwest for a good few years now, and we’ve been carrying them here at Cleanline Surf for over a year. You can buy Sasquatch gear over at our online shop, or come into one of our brick and mortar shops.
Mark Healey, team rider for Quiksilver Wetsuits, talks about the monstrous barrel that is “Going Left” at Mavericks. It’s rare you see people go left at this big wave spot. Listen to what he has to say about it, right after taking a beating, and you’ll know why.