The South Bay Scholastic Surfing Association made the rounds to 38th Street in El Porto, where a rebounding Palos Verdes High beat El Segundo High last Thursday. Both teams were hungry for a “w.” A week earlier, South High beat PV in the closest meet of the season so far while El Segundo was dominated […]
all photos by Saul Zaragoza Surf Legend Greg Noll paid a visit to Dive N’ Surf in Redondo Beach, Saturday November 7th to launch the South Bay Big Wave Challenge. All afternoon, Mr. Noll met and greeted old friends and fans before taking the mic and running through old time surf stories.
photos by Marty Tuesling The South Bay Scholastic Surfing Association presented by Subaru Pacific resumed this week with the undefeated Mira Costa High School surf team taking on undefeated Torrance South High. Mira Costa star surfer Cody Purcell was absent, giving South a much better chance to beat the Costa team — which has been […]
Civic Couch catches a really good day in the South Bay. The South Bay woke up from it’s summer long hangover with head high plus spitting barrels. Surfing footage from one day (November 4 ) in the South Bay region of Los Angeles. Surfers include: Noah Collins, Steve Howe, Vinny Leonelli, Chris Wells, Wil Reid,Brian Woods, […]
“A” frames welcomed the surfers of the South Bay Scholastic Surfing Association last Wednesday at Torrance Beach. “It’s best day of the year and for sure so far of the high school surf season,” said Greg Browning, a pillar of the surf community whose son Parker surfs on the South High Surf Team. “The kids […]
The waiting period for the South Bay Big Wave Challenge starts this Saturday with a kick off at the Dive N’ Surf shop in Redondo Beach. Legendary big wave rider Greg Noll will be the guest of honor. The Big Wave Challenge is in its fifth year and is organized by the South Bay Boardriders […]
Local photographer Steven Gaffney and Marty Tuesling of Martycam documents the ghost and ghoulies from Spyder Surf’s “Scare and Tear” held last Saturday on Halloween at the Manhattan Beach Pier.
Spyder Surf’s spooktacular Scare and Tear surf contest went off in slashing two to three waves and dead glassy conditions, bringing out the area’s ghastly and ghouly south of the Manhattan Beach pier on Halloween. Scoring was judged on 50 percent costume and 50 percent shred, rewarding the creative. “I had so much fun riding […]
Civic Couch produced a short visual story for the Easy Reader about a swell that made it’s way into the South Bay region of Los Angeles for a few days in late October, 2015. The waves did not pan out as expected but it still provided South Bay surfers with some fun waist to head high […]
Local surfers Dane Zaun, Kelly Zaun, Shaun Burrell, Cheyne Magusson, Noah Collins, Bruna Schmitz, Kyle Brown and others took advantage of a swell that hit El Porto in Manhattan Beach. The swell brought waist to head high waves to the South Bay surf spot.
With a cash purse of $1900 provided by Aloha HR, the Hermosa Beach Hotdogger Championships Presented by Subaru Pacific brought in a lot of big names from all over. “It didn’t bring the best caliber of longboarding to the Hermosa Beach Pier,” said head judge Shawn O’Brien. “It brought the best caliber of surfing to […]
The Civic Couch Show recently sat down with South Bay resident Slater Trout to discuss his rise through the Stand Up Paddling world and social media stardom. Growing up Slater Trout’s life was based around the water. At the age of 11, Slater chose to forge his own path through the young and fresh sport […]
The King Harbor Brewing Co. SuperDogger Expression Session was a surfing exhibition on pre-1968 surfboards. Contestants were required to NOT wear a wetsuit with an individual Hawaiian shirt in lieu of a contest jersey. Judging was simple. Best one wave won the heat. All Contestants put $20 in the trophy with the winner taking home the trophy […]
In the last twenty years, the “Queen of Rockabilly,” Wanda Jackson, has rightfully been crowned a legend beyond the niche of the rockabilly scene itself. She’s headlined major music festivals, such as Stagecoach, and played alongside younger rock artists who appreciate her place in music, such as Jack White. Jackson, who was born in Maud, […]
by Eddie Solt All photos by Ricky Lesser Lifetime local surfer John Balk kept feeling his right arm lock up at the elbow. He just assumed it was a result of a lifetime of surfing. His arm couldn’t bend for thirty seconds. Was it just over-surfed and overworked? The 2001 Mira Costa graduate had been […]