The International Surf Festival’s two paddleboard races attracted over 200 competitors this past weekend, ranging from elite paddlers to kids accompanied by their moms and dads.
Brazil’s Yuri Fresia put on an Olympic level performance in winning the Men’s Open at the International Surf Festival Surf Contest. “I just got here and I am having fun,” he said.
By Randy Angel Taking advantage of strong performances by their four paddlers, lifeguards from the LA County-Southern team won their third consecutive Judge Irvin Taplin Medley Relay in Hermosa Beach Saturday night. The event was the featured event as part of the Southern California Lifeguard Championships at the International Surf Festival. Swimmers Ryan Bullock, Kelsey […]
by Randy Angel Over next two weekends the Los Angeles County lifeguards will have the opportunity to show the public why and how they play such vital roles in beach communities. Starting at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, lifeguards will showcase their athletic prowess in events held on the north side of the Hermosa […]
by Sean McDonald In her senior year at Mira Costa High School (class of ‘83) Michele Tafoya was torn between attending Stanford and UC Berkeley. Her mother and father had attended Cal and her older sister Meg was a senior at Cal. But like many 17 year olds, Tafoya wanted to buck the trend. She […]
Baseball: Redondo Union High School outfielder Xavier Cojulun, who will be entering his senior year in the fall, made the French National U18 baseball team and will play in the European Championships in Spain with the top two teams playing in the World Series Qualifier. Volleyball: Surfside Volleyball Club will be holding a camp […]
Football: A Football Tackling Clinic will be held Sunday, July 17 from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at Waller Stadium on the campus of Mira Costa High School. Fee is $30 ($35 at the door) and includes lunch and admission to rugby game featuring top U.S. high school players and the British International team. Sign […]
Track and Field: In her third international competition representing Team USA, Allison Reaser, a 2010 El Segundo High School Alum, won the silver medal at the Pan American Combined Events Cup in the Heptathlon held in Ottawa, Canada June 17-18. The 23-year-old holds the No. 8 Heptathlon mark in the US and in scheduled to […]
Football: The Redondo Beach Youth Football and Cheer Pop Warner will hold one final walk-up registration on Friday, June 24 for football players in the PeeWee, JV and Varsity divisions. Signups will be held at Perry Park, 2301 Grant Ave in Redondo Beach, from 6-8 p.m. All payments and paperwork must be turned in then. […]
South Bay Boardriders Big Wave Challenge Awards night on Friday, May 27 at the Hermosa Beach Community Center.
Dive N Surf dive boat skipper, free diver and surfer Taras Poznik lost his life Thursday while free diving of off Palos Verdes for giant white Sea Bass.
Photographer Steve Gaffney captures the action and the fun during the Becker/South Bay Boardriders contest at 26th Street in Manhattan Beach on Saturday, April 2016.