On Wednesday, February 25th, Mira Costa beat Palos Verdes in a close meet held at 26th Street in Manhattan Beach. Two to four feet waves were greeted by a brisk offshore wind for excellent conditions. Read more »
Despite battling pancreatic cancer, lifelong surfer and local surf icon David "Big Wave Dave" Hamilton Elliot made the pilgrimage to the one place he'd always wanted to visit, the North Shore. Read more »
Palos Verdes High defeated South High and El Segundo High beat Peninsula High on Thursday, February 19th, in offshore conditions at Torrance Beach. The waves were in the three to five foot range and a little walled with the occasional corner. Read more »
On Thursday, February 12, Palos Verdes High defeated El Segundo High in offshore conditions at surf meet off 38th St. in El Porto. The waves were in the three to five foot range with a perfect tide running on a very pronounced sand bar.
“This is by far the most rippable contest we’ve had so far,” said the South Bay Surfing Association League Director Dickie O’Reilly. “This is the best shape we’ve had in my two years with the league.” Read more »
“It became an endurance contest,” said third place legend division finisher Mike Purpus, “The riptide was like inside pipeline when you are scratching to get to the inside while stuck in the impact zone. The current was like paddling against the Colorado River, and the sets were like surfing a stormy day at 2nd Reef Pipeline.” Read more »
A few fun waves while we wait for the bigger swell to hit Los Angeles. The videos were taken January 18th and 19th at El Porto in Manhattan Beach. Surfers include Tyler Hatzikian, Dane Zaun, Chris Broman,... Read more »
It was a clash of two teams who had been in competitive doldrums. South, after losing its top surfers by expulsion after a school prank and being spanked by both Costa and Redondo the previous two weeks, were on the hunt for a “W.” Last season wasn’t kind to El Segundo, and the team was just as eager to turn things around. Read more »