Eddie Solt

Local Longboard Star Hudson Ritchie Sliding at Malibu [VIDEO]

Local Longboard Star Hudson Ritchie Sliding at Malibu [VIDEO]

Hudson  Ritchie’s been one of the hottest longboarders around for the last couple of years and still has yet to shave. One thing for sure, he shaved through the foam up at Malibu during the first south swell of the season. Music by the Allman Brothers Band Video filmed/edited by Cory Gehr (corygehrphoto.com)

 Eddie Solt

South Bay Boardriders Club Celebrates a Memorable Season

South Bay Boardriders Club Celebrates a Memorable Season

After a very interesting year, the South Bay Boardrider’s Club awards it’s division winners and acknowledges the volunteers.

 Jeff Vincent

DHR Presents, The Dirty Dose: Elison Jackson

DHR Presents, The Dirty Dose: Elison Jackson

One simple note can fill you with happiness. Another, sadness. This one anger, that one sexiness. But when voice becomes instrument, it’s song that assumes control over the roller coaster which jerks passengers through the spectrum of human experience as interpreted by emotional sentience. Words rain down like bloodied daggers or promising rays of sunshine, […]

 Eddie Solt

Grom Q and A: Joey Samuelian “I love to surf dude.”

Grom Q and A: Joey Samuelian “I love to surf dude.”

Young Joey Samuelian

 Eddie Solt

Surfer’s Stomps: The Beach Hut

Surfer’s Stomps: The Beach Hut

Hawaiian food hits the spot in the category of amazing after surf grinds. The Surf Hut in Torrance, a South Bay institution since 1972, offers Hawaiian plate lunches and well portioned breakfasts like “the Loco Moco.”

 Eddie Solt

May Surf Sleds: Candace Stalder’s 1965 Country Squire

May Surf Sleds: Candace Stalder’s 1965 Country Squire

Local Torrance Beach surfer Candace Stalder keeps a 1965 Ford Country Squire in the family as her daily driver.

 Eddie Solt

SBBC King of the South Bay 2015 Presented by Spyder: Power turns prevail for Dane Zaun

SBBC King of the South Bay  2015 Presented by Spyder: Power turns prevail for Dane Zaun

After a season starting with the most postponements due to enormous waves, rain, and/or gale force onshore winds in the five year history of the club, the SBBC wrapped up the 2015 season with the last couple of contests in favorable conditions making the year truly special. On Saturday, May 2nd, the league concluded with the “King of the South Bay” contest at Manhattan Beach Pier.

 Eddie Solt

SBSSA Allstar Meet: South Bay Scholastic surf season wraps up with a killer Allstar finale, awards

SBSSA Allstar Meet: South Bay Scholastic surf season wraps up with a killer Allstar finale, awards

After a season in which cooperative surf and warmer than normal temperatures resulted in only a few rescheduled contests, the South Bay Scholastic Surfing Association concluded with it’s annual All Star Meet last Saturday at Hermosa Beach Pier.

 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.

 Mike Purpus

Pipeline: Prunauer credits Torrance neighbors for surfing inspiration

Pipeline: Prunauer credits Torrance neighbors for surfing inspiration

Andy Prunauer is a young local shaper who is making waves with his progressive designs, “Proper Surfboards.”

 Jeff Vincent

“Dirty Dose” Presented by Dirty Hippie Radio: My Drunken Haze

by Jeff Vincent/DirtyHippieRadio.com It’s been field tested again and again: throw on any number of records from anywhere in the world dated 1962-1977, and it’s clear as the night sky revealing stars behind a blue curtain that something was in the water. It was about the music. About experimentation, and fusing cultures and styles, inventing […]

 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.

 Kevin Cody

Hermosa Surfer’s Walk of Fame inductee Derek Levy embodies the surfing spirit

Hermosa Surfer’s Walk of Fame inductee Derek Levy embodies the surfing spirit

No one embodies the spirit of surfing more fully than Derek Levy, who will be inducted into the Hermosa Beach Surfer’s Walk of Fame this Saturday, April 4 at the Hermosa Beach pier.

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