Surfing

Pipeline: Nathaniel Harris
 July 3, 2015  Mike Purpus

Pipeline: Nathaniel Harris

  Five years ago my cousins, Rick and Paula Bickford, came up for one of their bi-monthly photo shoots. The Perfect Day Surf Camp was…

Surfer’s Stomps: Watermans: Safe House for Surfers
 July 1, 2015  Eddie Solt

Surfer’s Stomps: Watermans: Safe House for Surfers

All photos by Mark Kawakami In the thick of the bar scene on Hermosa Beach’s Pier Plaza, it’s easy to get distracted by the beats…

South Bay Boardrider’s Present Grom Q&A: Jake Chandler
 June 29, 2015  Eddie Solt

South Bay Boardrider’s Present Grom Q&A: Jake Chandler

  JAKE CHANDLER HOMESCHOOL 9 YEARS OLD 4′ 3″ Sponsors: MISSION SURF BOARDS, WAXTRAK AND RIDERSHACK What do you eat in the morning to fire you up…

Van Hamersveld’s “Great Wave” to be unveiled in Hermosa Beach
 June 24, 2015  Kevin Cody

Van Hamersveld’s “Great Wave” to be unveiled in Hermosa Beach

John Van Hamersveld's tribute to Hermosa surfing, titled “Hermosa’s Great Wave,” will be unveiled Sunday at 11 a.m. on the side of the Underground Pub and Grill at 14th Street and Hermosa Avenue. I…

Van Hamersveld’s ‘Great Wave’ mural honors Hermosa Beach surfing
 June 12, 2015  Kevin Cody

Van Hamersveld’s ‘Great Wave’ mural honors Hermosa Beach surfing

John Van Hamersveld’s emergence from the South Bay’s surf culture and his Zelig-like presence in pop culture throughout the ensuing decades, make it appear preordained that he would receive the commission for Hermosa’s surfing mural. …

 Jeff Vincent

Dirty Hippie Radio Presents: The Dirty Dose with VUM

Dirty Hippie Radio Presents: The Dirty Dose with VUM

  Found on the cover flap of their first full-length vinyl “Night Sun” from 2011, alongside quotes by Henry Rollins/KCRW and Amoeba Records Hollywood, are some words from Dirty Hippie Radio hailing VUM as “One of the best psychedelic bands of our age.” That’s a bold statement; find out why we still stand behind it […]

 Eddie Solt

South Bay surfers shine in WSA championships

South Bay surfers shine  in WSA championships

Local South Bay surfers dominate the Western Surfing Championships at “Churches” in San Clemente, CA.

 Eddie Solt

South Bay Boardriders Club Grom Q&A: Hudson Ritchie

South Bay Boardriders Club Grom Q&A: Hudson Ritchie

A quick Q&A with South Bay hotshot Hudson Ritchie.

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