“Heyyyyyyy Turkey,” is a slogan known by generations of South Bay locals as the calling card of The Strand icon “Turkey John.” “Growing up in the South Bay, we’ve all had a memorable experience with Turkey John,” said Marisa Jane of the Daisies Collective. In the midst of the unstoppable forces of revitalization “Turkey John” […]
The South Bay Scholastic Surfing Association made the rounds to 38th Street in El Porto, where a rebounding Palos Verdes High beat El Segundo High last Thursday. Both teams were hungry for a “w.” A week earlier, South High beat PV in the closest meet of the season so far while El Segundo was dominated […]
all photos by Saul Zaragoza Surf Legend Greg Noll paid a visit to Dive N’ Surf in Redondo Beach, Saturday November 7th to launch the South Bay Big Wave Challenge. All afternoon, Mr. Noll met and greeted old friends and fans before taking the mic and running through old time surf stories.
photos by Marty Tuesling The South Bay Scholastic Surfing Association presented by Subaru Pacific resumed this week with the undefeated Mira Costa High School surf team taking on undefeated Torrance South High. Mira Costa star surfer Cody Purcell was absent, giving South a much better chance to beat the Costa team — which has been […]
Throw in a bit all of the American music roots disciplines — country, bluegrass, R&B, rockabilly, soul, rock and roll — mix it up in the petri dish and fire up the bunsen burner and you’ve got “The Fall Rambler” this Saturday at Saint Rocke in Hermosa Beach. Add in the two company’s presenting Rambleers, […]
“A” frames welcomed the surfers of the South Bay Scholastic Surfing Association last Wednesday at Torrance Beach. “It’s best day of the year and for sure so far of the high school surf season,” said Greg Browning, a pillar of the surf community whose son Parker surfs on the South High Surf Team. “The kids […]
The waiting period for the South Bay Big Wave Challenge starts this Saturday with a kick off at the Dive N’ Surf shop in Redondo Beach. Legendary big wave rider Greg Noll will be the guest of honor. The Big Wave Challenge is in its fifth year and is organized by the South Bay Boardriders […]
All photos by the Riviera Wave Riders The Riviera Wave riders are a crew of the most stoked surfers out there. “Surfing with aloha” is their creed and nothing epitomizes it more than their Annual Halloween Surf. For the seventh year in a row, the “RWR” put on a killer event. This year had the […]
Local photographer Steven Gaffney and Marty Tuesling of Martycam documents the ghost and ghoulies from Spyder Surf’s “Scare and Tear” held last Saturday on Halloween at the Manhattan Beach Pier.
Spyder Surf’s spooktacular Scare and Tear surf contest went off in slashing two to three waves and dead glassy conditions, bringing out the area’s ghastly and ghouly south of the Manhattan Beach pier on Halloween. Scoring was judged on 50 percent costume and 50 percent shred, rewarding the creative. “I had so much fun riding […]
All photos by Brad Jacobson The South Bay Scholastic Surfing Association’s Annual Kick-Off Classic commenced on the south side of the Hermosa Beach Pier last Saturday, bringing out all of the top high school surfers in the area. The surf stayed in the two to three foot range with morning jazzy and glassy conditions. “It […]
With a cash purse of $1900 provided by Aloha HR, the Hermosa Beach Hotdogger Championships Presented by Subaru Pacific brought in a lot of big names from all over. “It didn’t bring the best caliber of longboarding to the Hermosa Beach Pier,” said head judge Shawn O’Brien. “It brought the best caliber of surfing to […]
As the lead singer of Stone Temple Pilots, the supergroup Velvet Revolver, and his newest ensemble, the Wildabouts, Scott Weiland has had a storied career. He’s produced hits like “Wicked Garden” and “Vasoline” and played with the remaining members of the Doors for their “Stoned Immaculate” tribute album. With his worldwide fame and infamy, it’s […]
The top High School boy’s shortboarders congregated last Thursday at 38th Street in El Porto for the opening rounds of the Kick Off Classic, launching the 2015-2016 South Bay Scholastic Surfing Association Presented by Subaru Pacific season. “This is the biggest start with the most amount of surfers we’ve ever had at a kick off […]
The King Harbor Brewing Co. SuperDogger Expression Session was a surfing exhibition on pre-1968 surfboards. Contestants were required to NOT wear a wetsuit with an individual Hawaiian shirt in lieu of a contest jersey. Judging was simple. Best one wave won the heat. All Contestants put $20 in the trophy with the winner taking home the trophy […]