by Michelle Michalak October 02, 2018

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.


Bodysurf Australia

Bslay has been providing the laugh track for the bodysurfing community since 2014. His instagram is a fun commentary of Aussie surf culture & stoke.


Bodysurf Chile

Gabriel Brantes is a waterman of many talents, his Instagram gives you an inside look at wave-riding the beaches of Chile and beyond.


Mark Cunningham Bodysurfing

Bodysurf Mark Cunningham is a newly married man, and shares his Instagram account with his wonderful wife Katye. Their instagram is full of aloha, art, and honeymoon adventures.


Woman Bodysurfer California

Morgan Launer is wahine bodysurfer from Southern California, her life motto" role with the tides." She's as talented behind the lens as she is in the water. 


California Bodysurfer

Kevin Welsh is a New Jersey transplant, who's living his best life in Los Angeles.  He's a fairly new face on the bodysurfing comp. scene, making a major splash at SlydeFest, World's Oceanside, and URT Womp. 


San Clemente Bodysurfer

Wesley Alan is an ocean lifeguard, longboarder, and photographer. His instagram explores the colorful happy adventures of the sea & nature.


Bodysurfing U.K.

Owen Jacka lives in Cornwall, UK and shares a perspective of the United Kingdom you might not often think of, the beach. Plus he has 2 adorable dogs Holly and Dingo, that are guaranteed to make you smile.


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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