Surfing

Hermosa Surf Camp stokes 8,000 kids over two decades
 June 21, 2017  Randy Angel

Hermosa Surf Camp stokes 8,000 kids over two decades

by Deborah Paul Vince Ray was struggling with the question of what to do with his life when his El Camino College counselor advised him…

South Bay Boardriders present Big Wave Challenge awards at Hermosa Beach Theater
 June 2, 2017  Kevin Cody

South Bay Boardriders present Big Wave Challenge awards at Hermosa Beach Theater

Members and friends of the the South Bay Boardriders Club filled the Hermosa Beach Community Theater for the club’s annual Big Wave Challenge Awards night on Wednesday, May 24. Nominees Flavio Pirez, Angel Luhrsen, Tracey Meistrell Alex Gray and Trevor LaShure were called to the stage.…

Hermosa Beach designer’s app lets surfers emote on waves
 June 2, 2017  Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach designer’s app lets surfers emote on waves

by Ryan McDonald Chris Prenter remembers hearing in a college anthropology class that the Inuit, the indigenous people inhabiting regions ringing the Arctic, had hundreds…

Meistrell’s Redondo Breakwater bomb earns him South Bay Boardriders Big Wave Challenge Award
 May 28, 2017  Kevin Cody

Meistrell’s Redondo Breakwater bomb earns him South Bay Boardriders Big Wave Challenge Award

“The best part of the ride was the view when I looked up.” -- Tracey Meistrell describing the 25-foot wave that earned him the 2017 Big Wave Challenge Award.…

Wind, big surf challenge SBBC/  Spyder Kings, Queens of Beach
 May 24, 2017  Morgan Sliff

Wind, big surf challenge SBBC/ Spyder Kings, Queens of Beach

by Morgan Sliff The end of season, South Bay Boardriders “King of the Beach” contest, hosted by Spyder Surfboards two Saturdays ago, began with a…

 Kevin Cody

Jimmy Miller Surf N Turf is unique surfing and volleyball competition

Jimmy Miller Surf N Turf is unique surfing and volleyball competition

The 7th Annual Dig for Jimmy and Doug Surf and Turf contest attracted over 100 competitors, of all ages, for what is believed to be the world’s only surf and volleyball contest.

 Morgan Sliff

South Bay Boardriders crown Kings of the Beach

South Bay Boardriders crown Kings of the Beach

Gallery photos by Steve Gaffney. by Morgan Sliff The South Bay Boardriders “King of the Beach” end of season contest, hosted by Spyder Surfboards last Saturday, started smooth with sizeable swell and swiftly progressed into the some of the more rugged wind conditions the contest has ever seen. The talent on the beach, however, sliced through […]

 Teri Marin

SB Boardriders/Surf Concepts – contest dedicated to McIlroy

SB Boardriders/Surf Concepts contest dedicated to McIlroy by Steve Gaffney The Saturday, April 22, South Bay Boardriders/Surf Concepts surf was dedicated Sandro McIlroy, a SBBC contest competitor and student at Halstrom Academy in Manhattan Beach. McIlroy died Friday, April 7 in a skateboarding accident in Palos Verdes. The contest was paused late in the morning […]

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