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7 Best Instagram Accounts to Follow if You LOVE The Ocean: Feb 2019 Edition

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7 Best Instagram Accounts to Follow if You LOVE The Ocean: Feb 2019 Edition

You can't always be on vacation but a picture can instantly take you there. 

Welcome to Slyde's Insta-Cation, an Instagram day dream with 7 Bodysurfing/Beach loving accounts that will keep you virtually stoked where-ever you are.

Rodd Owen

Instagram Ocean Photographer Australia

Better know as Rodeo, for his appetite for adventure.  This chief photographer for the surf mag "Movement Magazine," captures some of the most remote locations on earth, with a crafty eye for composition, and colors. 

Carlos Villegas

Bodysurfing Chile

If Iquique Chile isn't on your radar for great surf, culture, and people yet, consider Carlos an epic introduction.  Part of the Achike Fresh crew, he's is an excellent ambassador of fun & waves.

Gregg Grothjan

San Clemente California Photography

It's true Slyde's home turf of San Clemente, California looks even better in person.  But, if you have to view it from afar, Gregg brings those classic coastal California vibes alive on your screen.

Huntington Beach Lifeguards

Huntington Beach Lifeguards Surf City USA

This awesome crew of the City of Huntington Beach Lifeguards is dedicated to public education about beach and ocean safety.  Catch a glimpse of Surf City USA, from the lifeguard towers & beyond.

Finnley Matheson

Ventura Surf Photographer

"Is just a kid from California's Central Coast, who likes getting worked in the shorebreak and shooting pictures with my friends." Finn's raw talent for photography caught our eye at the Ventura Bodysurfing Classic, we can't wait to see his skillz to continue to evolve.

Bear Coast Coffee

Bear Coast Coffee San Clemente & Dana Point

This isn't your average coffee shop, it drips with strong brews & epic design. 
With local shops in San Clemente, and Dana Point California, it's the perfect combination of coffee & surf.

Surfing in Japan

Surf and Bodysurf Japan

Dane Gillett is a local culture & surf photographer in Hebara Beach Japan, capturing waves of possibilities on this stunning East Asia island.  


Michelle Michalak
Michelle Michalak

Michelle's diploma reads BA Psychology with a minor in English, and her license plate reads #CaliforniaDreaming4Life. She begin her career in the NYC fashion industry working with fashion and internet pioneer, However, due the constant "nagging" of her entrepreneurial spirit, her crush on surfing, and hardcore love for the ocean, she chosen to call San Diego home for the past 10 years. On the west coast she 's chased waves & enlightenment working alongside "Gurus" in the online marketing & personal development industries. It in May 2012 she found her true Zen & Stoke, and joined the Slyde Handboards Team.

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