Brothers Kirk and Clark McNulty together founded Hookbuzz.com to promote the waterman’s lifestyle.Tragically, Kirk passed away. In tribute, the 1st Annual White Seabass Spearfishing Classic was started to honor his legacy.
“Kirk was a Surfer, Diver, Brother and Son,” said Clark. “He was a world class waterman who was inspired by everything ocean.” Read more »
My old friend, red hot 70’s and 80’s surfer, and Malibu’s head haunch for the last 35 years, Allen Sarlo strolls up my apartment stairs with his son Colton close behind. Alan’s presence is intimidating with his stocky varsity wrestler build while Colton has to duck coming in the front door. My first impression of Colton; is this the junior Sarlo or “Big Brawny” from the paper towel commercials. Read more »
Woodys, station wagons, bitchin’ old boards, and vintage surf paraphernalia were swapped, shopped, and shown off at Dive N’ Surf last Saturday for the Longboard Collector’s Club hosted Vintage Surfboard Swap Meet.
“It was a great event,” said local longboard ace Mike Siordia. “I’m launching my own fin company, Stateside Fins, and it was nice to check out the different fins for inspiration.” Read more »
The surf sound of the early 60s (not be confused with the instrumentals of Dick Dale, The Venture’s, and others) became more on the topic of hot rods and drag races by the mid-60s. The sweet harmony of vocals and upbeat rhythms pioneered by the Beach Boys and Jan and Dean began to sing about “Little Deuce Coupes,” and “Drag City” while Ronnie and The Daytona’s praised Pontiac’s newest factory hot rod in “Little GTO.” On the 50th anniversary of the GTO, Dennis Levine’s rag top with a four-on-the-floor, 389, and tri-power is the perfect example that inspired that generation and generations to come. Read more »
A decade ago about the same time George Barreto opened George’s Barber shop in El Segundo after 12 years of being a barber (22 in total), George bought a project ‘62 Ranchero with the dream of building it. As his business became a stable on Richmond St., his fixed-up “Ranch” glowing of turquoise underneath the shade of the trees is a daily fixture out front. Read more »
Two weeks ago, Hurricane Marie came in hot! Literally… Most everyone that surfs spent all day in the water up and down the California coast searching for flawless waves, sunburnt and all. We decided to stick to our guns and it payed off. "Malibu Marie" is a compilation consisting of some of the best LA County surfers/residents with one of California's most renown right hand point breaks, all during one of the best South Swells California has seen in decades. From Los Angeles residents, Shane Borland, Matt Pagan and Dillon Perillo to living legends such as Allen Sarlo, Laird Hamilton and Kelly Slater, 1st Point Malibu was definitely a sight to see. Read more »
Jacob team riders from the 1950s through today gathered to honor Hap Jacobs last Thursday at Captain Kids. Jacobs will attend the Longboard Collector Club show at Dive N’ Surf on Saturday. Photo by Kevin Cody Read more »
The 8th Annual Beach Shorts Festival packed the Hermosa Beach Playhouse Saturday night for an event that allows amateur filmmakers to show six to eight minute “shorts” documenting nearly every aspect of the local surf scene Read more »
Local surfer Mark Silva recently hit a milestone of surfing 1000 days consecutively. For those who live in LA County, finding a rideable wave everyday in LA County is something of a chore. One4LA.com sat down with Silva and asked him a few questions Read more »
“I saw it when I was approximately 500 yards south of the Manhattan pier. But I had a lot of other thoughts going through my head at the time, so when I saw the shark, I was like ‘Oh wow, there's a shark. Can't stop because I might get beat.’” -- Pier to Pier Swim winner Ryan Bullock Read more »
Paul Matthies, a pioneer Los Angeles County Lifeguard, champion ironman and doryman and Easy Reader Surfing Santa for over two decades will be rememberd with a paddleout out Thursday, July 17 at 9:30 a.m. at the Hermosa Beach pier. Read more »
Thing 2 is the second installment of Dane Zaun’s latest series of webclips. While Thing 1 was filmed around Dane’s home in Los Angeles, this was filmed along the desolate Mexican coastline in extremely rippable conditions. With plenty of warm-water wedges to spare, Dane demonstrates the full extent of his frontside air game, as well as a few backside waves. Read more »