About Stefan Endres

A part of the Cleanline Crew since 2015, Stefan can be found answering any questions you might have about surf gear on the phone, online or in the shop. Always stoked for the next stretch of good surf or shipment of boards, Stefan rides and uses the gear he writes about. When he's not at Cleanline, Stefan is out in the water, on a bike, or playing music.

Here are my most recent posts

Billabong Furnace Absolute X 5/4mm Hooded Wetsuit Review

One of the best wetsuits under $300 and an ever-popular choice amongst value-conscious surfers, the Billabong Furnace Absolute X packs a wide array of features for the price. We’re always getting questions about this wetsuit and decided to do an in-depth review that highlights its features, some of which you wouldn’t be able to pick up on from a spec list alone. 
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Cleanline Introduces Push Fins

Hailing from our neighbors to the east, Push Fins was born from the intersection of skate and surf culture. Originally, getting its start by re-purposing used skate decks into fins, Push fins found that by integrating materials from the skate industry they could create a more dynamic and eco-friendly fin. Best part is that they’re all handmade here in the USA.
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The 6 Best Spring Suits for 2019 Reviewed

The 6 Best Spring Suits For 2019 Reviewed

There comes a point when wearing only board shorts won’t keep you warm enough in the water, but you don’t quite need all the rubber of a full wetsuit. This is where the middle child of the wetsuit family comes in, the spring suit. For those fortunate enough to be surfing waters around the low 70’s, we rounded up all of our spring suits and came up with a list of what we think are the six best spring wetsuits.
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Cleanline Introduces Vissla Wetsuits

Cleanline is proud to announce that we now are carrying Vissla Wetsuits. Vissla offers excellent suits that feature simple designs, built with the best possible materials. We received the first batch of suits last month and were immediately impressed.

Vissla was founded by a few long-time wetsuit industry execs and it shows in the details, as these suits are designed with all the features surfers really want at a great price.

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The 7 Best Surf Travel Bags Reviewed

Surfboard Travel Bag Reviews

A travel bag is an essential piece of gear for surf trips and finding the right bag for your needs will keep you stoked and cut out a lot of stress. There are a ton of travel bags out there, and with so many different features, materials, and brands it can get a bit overwhelming sifting through pages of bag specs. We’ve saved you the hassle by reviewing the best of the best that we believe will be able to cover any surfer’s needs and budget. Continue reading