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The 6 Best Ocean-Centric Instagram Accounts to Follow: Jan 2019

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The 6 Best Ocean-Centric Instagram Accounts to Follow: Jan 2019

You can't always be at the ocean, 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.

Barchi Quadros

Mexican Pipeline Bodysurfer

Barchi Quadro's home surf break is the iconic Puerto Escondido Mexico aka the Mexican Pipeline, he's a super talented waterman, and has been on Slyde's radar for years. He's now newly equipped with the Hawaiian Bulaboard, and we can't wait to watch the future unfold together.

Shannon Reporting

Shannon Reporting WSL

Shannon probably has one of THE coolest jobs on the planet as TV Host for the World Surf League and beyond. She's consistently posting EPIC Instagram Stories and Lives, from some of the BEST surf travel destinations on the planet.

Seb Diaz

Surf Photographer Australia

He's "on  the saltwater journey, camera in hand"  sharing a colorful and captivating perspective on both land & from sea.

Trent Freudenstein

Slyde Handboards Australia Bodysurfer

Captain Bolts ⚡️won our Instagram Poll to be featured here, chosen by his people for the people. His Insta-account is keen on big smiles, kids, and Australian adventures of womp.

Newport Beach Lifeguards

Newport Beach California Lifeguards

We love and support this committed crew, who helps keep the California Coastline fun for all.  Slyde's stoked to have a few team riders in this talented squad. If you'd like to join them, Lifeguard tryouts are on February 10th.

bodysurf and surf photographer Hawaii

Aloha to Kaha Nalu Hawaii rider and film-maker, who's stoked on "Capturing the beauty of living in Hawaii, and spreading the knowledge and vibrations of our scared lands."


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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