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. Clawson previously worked in marketing at Instagram and Facebook. Jacobson previously worked in marketing at Quiksilver and now is head of market development at Facebook. Carrie Birdwell Mann began making […]
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 […]
by Mike Purpus El Segundo High senior Taylor Stone started surfing just two years ago, out of necessity. “Kris spends so much time in the water it was the only way to have fun with him,” Stone said of her boyfriend Kris Hall. Hall began surfing when he was two, on a Boogie Board at […]
A couple sessions at Middle Trestles featuring Hippy Tree tribesman Tommy Witt and Brian “Loafer” Anderson. Witt, a World-class surfer, has roots in Hermosa Beach. His father, Tom Sr. grew up surfing the South Bay. His great Uncle was taught how to surf and was an early disciple of George Freeth, the man who introduced […]
El Porto in Manhattan Beach saw some surprisingly fun surf on September 23rd. Tyler Hatzikian, Scott Johnsen, Mike Siorida, Wagner De Abreu and others were there taking advantage of the fun, knee to head high swell. The video was produced by Civic Couch.
Local Pro Surfer Alex Gray getting tubed in the Southern Hemisphere perpetuating his sandal tan. Credit turkeymelt.com