Jay Adam’s seminal position as a major figure in the history of skateboarding often overshadows his skill and his passion as a surfer. His influence on skateboarding stemming from his involvement in Dogtown documented in the gospels of C.R. Stecyk are the catalyst for what makes a skateboarder. People often forget that Jay was a surfer before he was a skateboarder. Read more »
Our first real swell of the 2014-2015 surf season hit the South Bay at the end of October (early Halloween treat). Since it’s the first swell in months, the sand bars were non existing offering decent size... Read more »
On November 1st, the “Day of the Dead” or the “Day of the Shred,” Spyder Surfboards put on their annual “Scare and Tear” Surf Contest at Manhattan Beach. Based on a sinful criteria of 50% costume and 50% wave slashing, the creepy contest brought out all the ghouls for a spook-tacular time. Read more »
The South Bay Surf League started the 2014-2015 season Saturday with the Kick-Off Classic Contest, featuring nine local high schools’ top surfers, three to five foot breakers, and the beach at 26th Street in Manhattan Beach clustered with canopies and banners festooned with school colors and insignias. Read more »
The South Bay was hit with its first real swell of the 2014-2015 season on Wednesday, October 22nd. There are not sandbars yet so most of the waves were walled and closed out. Fingers crossed that enough sand moved for the next swell. Surfers include: Greg Browning, Dane Zaun,Will Reid, Chris Wells, Noah Collins, Rich Silva, Andy Prunauer and others. Read more »
On Saturday, October 25th, the South Bay High School Surf League kick’s off at 26th St., Manhattan Beach.
“The Kick Off Classic is the perfect contest for each high school team coach to evaluate the team’s talent, “said Chris Broman, Head Judge. “It factors in their decision on who’s surfing in the contests for the season.” Read more »