Surfing

A history of stoke: Two local surfers complete “The Illustrated Atlas of Surfing History”.
 December 7, 2016  Eddie Solt

A history of stoke: Two local surfers complete “The Illustrated Atlas of Surfing History”.

by Ed Solt During a session at the old Paddleboard Cove, surf historian Joel T. Smith and multimedia artist Ron Croci began “talking story” in…

Birdwell on Highland: New owners protect Birdwell’s half century legacy
 December 7, 2016  Eddie Solt

Birdwell on Highland: New owners protect Birdwell’s half century legacy

In 2014, Manhattan Beach residents Geoff Clawson and Matt Jacobson and Santa Monica artist and Skateboard Hall of Famer Natas Kaupas bought Birdwell Beach Britches.…

Bay Boys’ perch deconstructed
 November 29, 2016  Eddie Solt

Bay Boys’ perch deconstructed

by Ed Solt Situated for over thirty years at the tip of Lunada Bay’s point, the patio of the so-called Bay Boys has been the…

Pat Parker’s Triple Crown: Torrance Surfer goes big with his own wave of surf art
 November 27, 2016  Eddie Solt

Pat Parker’s Triple Crown: Torrance Surfer goes big with his own wave of surf art

by Ed Solt Artist Pat Parker’s surfing background is the catalyst to his creative resin. His waveriding lifestyle influences every brush stroke, creating perspectives and…

SBSSA: Redondo beats Peninsula in its first contest of season [PHOTOS+VIDEO]
 November 22, 2016  Eddie Solt

SBSSA: Redondo beats Peninsula in its first contest of season [PHOTOS+VIDEO]

Photos by Saul Zaragoza Surf was in the four to six foot range with sets scraping the bottom of the Hermosa Beach Pier last Friday,…

 Kevin Cody

Mira Costa High School Vs SouthTorrance: South Bay Scholastic Surfing Association

Mira Costa High School Vs SouthTorrance: South Bay Scholastic Surfing Association

Mira Costa and South Torrance get aggressive in modest size, but fast bumpy waves at 26th Street in Manhattan on Tuesday, November 16. Video by MartyCam

 Brad Jacobson

A November Surf Swell Hits The South Bay

A November Surf Swell Hits The South Bay

Our second swell of the winter season hit with a little more shape. The first swell which came early November was mainly all closed out waves. This one had more corners although it was far from “great”. Surfers include: Matt Pagan, Noah Collins, Cody Purcell and others. Video provided by Civic Couch. 

 Eddie Solt

HIGH SCHOOL SURF: PV wins in Battle of Torrance Beach, Purcell-led Costa beats Penn

HIGH SCHOOL SURF: PV wins in Battle of Torrance Beach, Purcell-led Costa beats Penn

by Ed Solt In the South Bay Scholastic Surfing Association, no teams are as equally matched as South High and Palos Verdes High.  It’s been a back and forth battle between two the surf teams since PV High reopened a decade ago. Last year, fired up by a sneaker-set from freshmen Parker Browning during the […]

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