Surfing

Wind, big surf challenge SBBC/  Spyder Kings, Queens of Beach
 May 24, 2017  Morgan Sliff

Wind, big surf challenge SBBC/ Spyder Kings, Queens of Beach

by Morgan Sliff The end of season, South Bay Boardriders “King of the Beach” contest, hosted by Spyder Surfboards two Saturdays ago, began with a…

Jimmy Miller Surf N Turf is unique surfing and volleyball competition

Jimmy Miller Surf N Turf is unique surfing and volleyball competition

The 7th Annual Dig for Jimmy and Doug Surf and Turf contest attracted over 100 competitors, of all ages, for what is believed to be the world’s only surf and volleyball contest.…

South Bay Boardriders crown Kings of the Beach
 May 11, 2017  Morgan Sliff

South Bay Boardriders crown Kings of the Beach

Gallery photos by Steve Gaffney. by Morgan Sliff The South Bay Boardriders “King of the Beach” end of season contest, hosted by Spyder Surfboards last…

SB Boardriders/Surf Concepts – contest dedicated to McIlroy
 May 8, 2017  Teri Marin

SB Boardriders/Surf Concepts – contest dedicated to McIlroy

SB Boardriders/Surf Concepts contest dedicated to McIlroy by Steve Gaffney The Saturday, April 22, South Bay Boardriders/Surf Concepts surf was dedicated Sandro McIlroy, a SBBC…

Notes from the underground

Notes from the underground

How shaper Jose Barahona quietly became one of the sport’s most prodigious surfboard makers   by Morgan Sliff You can feel the power in the room.…

 Kevin Cody

Spyder Surf hosts ’70s surf contest at Hermosa Beach pier

Spyder Surf hosts ’70s surf contest at Hermosa Beach pier

Judging from Mike Balzer’s photos, ’70s single fins appeared to work as well contemporary thrusters for the top surfers in Saturday’s ’70s Era surf contest held prior to the Hermosa Beach Surfers Walk of Fame inductions.

 Kevin Cody

Hermosa Surfers Walk of Fame Jim Graham helped set template for surfing lifestyle

Hermosa Surfers Walk of Fame Jim Graham helped set template for surfing lifestyle

2017 Hermosa Beach Surfers Walk of Fame inductee Jim Graham’s Hermosa Beach childhood helped form the template for the surfing lifestyle

 Kevin Cody

Sandro McIlroy remembered at SB Boardriders/Surf Concepts contest

Sandro McIlroy remembered at SB Boardriders/Surf Concepts contest

Saturday’s South Bay Boardriders/Surf Concepts surf was dedicated Sandro McIlroy, a SBBC contest competitor and student at Halstrom Academy in Manhattan Beach. McIlroy died Friday, April 7 in a skateboarding accident in Palos Verdes. The contest was paused late in the morning for a moment of remembrance..

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