Category Archive: Girls Gone Wild

Girl Gone Wild: TV Reporter Jessica Fragoso

When I was younger, I used to pretend to be a newscaster in the living room—I loved the idea of dressing up in blazers and broadcasting the news for thousands of people.  Jessica… Continue reading

Meet Our Newest Ambassador: Brooke Gaynes!

When I set out to found Dirtbag Darling, my goal was to only post relevant, interesting, inspiring articles about women and the great outdoors that would appeal to everyone from beginners to seasoned… Continue reading

Girl Gone Wild: Salt Gypsy’s Danny Clayton

Gripe about technology all you want, but it’s pretty magical when it comes to connecting people from across oceans. Take Danny Clayton for example: I may have never know about her had it… Continue reading

Girl Gone Wild: Whitney James

I like to think I have a unique talent for finding really rad women. Take Whitney James for example: One glance at her Instagram and I knew she was a badass, a true… Continue reading

Girl Gone Wild: Lady Slider’s Tara Michie

“Been doing a little bit of this, a little bit of that. Still waiting on my board…ummhmm…and trying to figure out the lay of the surf land. Getting glimpses of sun, slowly finding… Continue reading

Girl Gone Wild: Brooke Gaynes Finds Outdoor Friends on Instagram

“A grand run up #gradeurpeak this morning!” reads the caption on an Instagram photo of Brooke Gaynes (@brookegaynes) holding her dog’s paws in front of a majestic mountain range. And, as is typical… Continue reading

Girl Gone Wild: Goldfish Kiss Blogger Rebekah Steen

All photos courtesy of Goldfish Kiss Forgot VS models, if there’s a bikini body I’m aiming for, it’s Rebekah Steen’s. But make no mistake—the graphic designer and blogger behind the tropically tinged swimwear… Continue reading

Inside the Lives of Competitive Female Bodyboarders

“We won’t ever become as big as standup surfing, but I’m not sure we want to,” explains competitive Australian bodyboarder Emma Cobb, 28. Lauren Frost, 29, chimes in: “We have the most amazing… Continue reading

NSSA Champ Frankie Harrer Is All Grown Up

When I saw the striking blonde rocking Von Zipper’s WingDing sunglasses in their new ad, I had to know who she was. But, as it turns out, I’ve know her for a while now:… Continue reading

Girl Gone Wild: Rhea Cortado

I met Rhea during a summer party thrown by Insight at their Venice Beach store last year. I was there with a friend who worked at Surfer, so I figured I’d be listening to… Continue reading

Girl Gone Wild: Fatima Lwany Calderon

Skateboarder magazine recently dropped the second “Boy’s World” lookbook and it’s amazing: beautiful girls modeling the best in menswear. I love when the tables are turned like that—which is exactly what happened when… Continue reading

Girl Gone Wild: Salted Magazine Editor Janna Irons

It’s rare to find a woman in the early morning lineup, let alone a truly fearless female big wave surfer. But there they are—the novice and the seasoned pro—together, side-by-side, in the new… Continue reading

Girl Gone Wild: Sierra Blair-Coyle

Growing up in Arizona, Sierra Blair-Coyle frequented the local outdoor mall. Unlike most girls her age, however, it wasn’t the promise of a new pair of jeans that drew her there—it was a rock-climbing wall.… Continue reading