Brad Jacobson

A Day Of Surfing At The Manhattan Beach Pier (video)

A Day Of Surfing At The Manhattan Beach Pier (video)

Brad Jacobson of Civic Couch got a little creative giving you an up close view of surfing at the Manhattan Beach Pier. Surfers include: Marcelo Malinco, Natalie Anzivino, Steve Howe, Dane Zaun and others. It was shot on a gloomy early June morning with the Canon 1DX Mark ii. Music by Special C

 Judy Rae

Beach Sports – SB Boardriders Big Wave Challenge Awards night

Beach Sports – SB Boardriders Big Wave Challenge Awards night

South Bay Boardriders Big Wave Challenge Awards night on Friday, May 27 at the Hermosa Beach Community Center.

 Ryan McDonald

Snapped at Jaws: Photographer Brent Broza captures a monster, and the award for shooting the largest wave ever paddled

Snapped at Jaws: Photographer Brent Broza captures a monster, and the award for shooting the largest wave ever paddled

by Ryan McDonald In earlier times, a photographer wouldn’t know how good a shot was until making it to the darkroom. But on January 15, photographer Brent Broza knew right away he had something special. And not much later, so did his friends. The Hermosa resident was perched on a rugged cliff face overlooking Jaws, […]

 Morgan Sliff

Endless Session, Day 264: Out of the Dust

Endless Session, Day 264: Out of the Dust

  by Morgan Sliff On day 264 of an attempted year straight of riding waves, surfing was difficult.  More difficult than the biggest and gnarliest of El Nino days.  In a more than uncomfortable situation but cloaked under the hood of many other red, blue, white, and silver longboards, I managed to paddle out with […]

 Brad Jacobson

Barrels, barrels, and more barrels in Episode 6 of Chasing El Nino

Barrels, barrels, and more barrels in Episode 6 of Chasing El Nino

This is Civic Couch’s sixth episode in its series “Chasing El Nino,” presented by Manhattan Beach Toyota and the Easy Reader. It was filmed during the first half of March by Civic Couch’s Brad Jacobson. In Chasing El Nino, Jacobson documents what the El Nino winter means for surfers, our beaches and surrounding areas. At the end of […]

 Brad Jacobson

The True Power of the Ocean, Chasing El Nino Episode 5 (video)

The True Power of the Ocean, Chasing El Nino Episode 5 (video)

Civic Couch brings you Episode 5 of Chasing El Nino, presented by Manhattan Beach Toyota and Easy Reader News. In this Episode we focus on a new swell hit the South Bay in February 2016 which brought a lot of power but not much shape. These scenes were shot across the South Bay. Surfers include: […]

 Brad Jacobson

A Great Day of Surf Featured in Episode 4 of Chasing El Nino

A Great Day of Surf Featured in Episode 4 of Chasing El Nino

Civic Couch feature series Chasing El Nino presented by Easy Reader and Manhattan Beach Toyota. This is our most unique episode yet. This entire episode was shot in one, memorable day. February 5, 2016 brought big waves and good to great shape. Matt Meistrell, Chris Wells, Dane Zaun, Scott Johnsen, Chris Frohoff, Steve Howe, Jamie Meistrell, […]