Eddie Solt

SBBC Event #4 Presented by ET Surf: Warren Kushner Crushes the Competition [RECAP+ PICS]

SBBC Event #4 Presented by ET Surf:  Warren Kushner Crushes the Competition [RECAP+ PICS]

With the South Bay Boardrider’s contest season winding down, Event #4 presented by ET Surf brought out the surf stoked to 26th st. Manhattan Beach. The breakers ranged in the two to three foot range with occasional four foot set that were perfect for Open Mens and Masters winner Warren Kushner.

 Eddie Solt

Drop Zone LA: “Hotsauce of the Month”

Drop Zone LA: “Hotsauce of the Month”

“Hotsauce of the Month” is a new feature in Drop Zone LA covering the local hot babes.

 Eddie Solt

Walk of Fame: Dennis Jarvis Keeps Local Surf Culture Alive

Walk of Fame: Dennis Jarvis Keeps Local Surf Culture Alive

Part II of the Dennis Jarvis story chronicling his determination in the world of Surfing and the building of his brand, Spyder Surfboards.

 Eddie Solt

Legends of Surf Weekend

Legends of Surf Weekend

The Eighth Annual Spyder Surf Fest presented by Kinecta Federal Credit Union returns to Hermosa Beach during the Legends of Surf Weekend April 3-4. The Festival kicks off with the acclaimed comedy “Point Break Live” followed by the Surfers’ Walk of Fame Inductions, the LA Surf Awards, and live music and more.

 Eddie Solt

Spyder’s Dennis Jarvis keeps alive Hermosa Beach’s Surf City legacy

Spyder’s Dennis Jarvis keeps alive Hermosa Beach’s Surf City legacy

Dennis Jarvis, an iconic pro surfer who went on to establish the Spyder Surf empire, is inducted into the Walk of Fame.

 Eddie Solt

SBBC Event #3 Presented by Becker Surf Contest

SBBC Event #3 Presented by Becker Surf Contest

Groms, weather, slip and slide add to the stoke of South Bay Boardrider contest

 Eddie Solt

SBSSA Team Challenge High School Surf Contest

SBSSA Team Challenge High School Surf Contest

Mira Costa remains unbeaten as the surf team wins the SBSSA Team challenge held at the Hemosa Beach Pier last Saturday.

 Eddie Solt

SBBC Event #2 Presented by Dive N’ Surf [VIDEO+PICS]

Ryan Boyles of IfilmUsurf.com captures and edits a killer video of SBBC event #2 presented by Dive N Surf.

 Eddie Solt

Spyder: Best men’s clothing

Spyder: Best men’s clothing

“New products are always in and we’re about fresh new clothes,” Spyder Surf manager, local ripper, and team rider Chris Broman said.

 Eddie Solt

Spyder: Best surf shop

Spyder: Best surf shop

“I had a vision and plan of where I wanted to be in five years,” Spyder Surf founder Dennis Jarvis said. “I wanted to continue the surfing lifestyle and feed myself.”

 Eddie Solt

Jose Barahona: Best underground surfboard shaper

Jose Barahona: Best underground surfboard shaper

Barahona is very easy going and listens to the customer before opening his mouth. He’s been in the industry for over 30 years and can shape every type of board.

 Eddie Solt

Tyler Surfboards: Best shop shaper

Tyler Surfboards: Best shop shaper

In addition to being a master in all surfboard building disciplines, Tyler Hatzikian is his own best test pilot. “There are not many shapers who ride their designs and push them to their full potential in the water,” he said.

 Eddie Solt

Spyder: Best snowboard, ski shop

Spyder: Best snowboard, ski shop

When snowboarding first became popular in America during the early ‘80s, Spyder Surf owner Dennis Jarvis almost missed the boat.

“We were approached by Jake Burton, owner of Burton Snowboards, to carry snowboards in and I said no.”

 Eddie Solt

Spyder: Best skateboard shop

Spyder: Best skateboard shop

“Our skate team has won every team competition it has entered the last six years,” he said. “One of our team, Mason Silva, just signed with the Berrics,” said Spyder founder Dennis Jarvis.

 Eddie Solt

Dive N’ Surf: Best dive shop

Dive N’ Surf: Best dive shop

2014 was an epic year for Dive N’ Surf. The nation’s oldest Dive Shop celebrated a grand reopening of it remodeled store as well as the unveiling of founding twins Bill and Bob Meistrell statues at the Seaside Lagoon

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