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International Surf Festival 2017: Swim, Surf, Sail, Volleyball,Taplin Bell, Medal of Valor

International Surf Festival 2017: Swim, Surf, Sail, Volleyball,Taplin Bell, Medal of Valor

Complete coverage: International Surf Festival 2017 Swim, Surf, Sail, Volleyball,Taplin Bell, Medal of Valor…

Surf Festival Velzy-Stevens Paddleboard Race attracts all ages

Surf Festival Velzy-Stevens Paddleboard Race attracts all ages

Nearly half of the 184 competitors in the International Surf Festival Velzy Stevens Paddleboard Championships raced with family members, sometimes on the same board. Paddlers competed on boards that ranged from soft tops to unlimited carbon fiber paddleboards.…

Molokai champions win Riviera Mexican R10 Paddleboard Race

Molokai champions win Riviera Mexican R10 Paddleboard Race

Though still recovering from the Molokai Channel Paddleboard Championships two weeks ago, Matt Poole (third at Molokai) and Katie Hazelrigg (first in mixed relay at Molokai) smoked the competition at the 20th Annual Riviera Mexican R10 paddleboard race. The race was part of last weekend's International Surf Festival.…

Titans of Mavericks champion Nic Lamb wins Surf Fest contest at Manhattan Pier

Titans of Mavericks champion Nic Lamb wins Surf Fest contest at Manhattan Pier

Titans of Mavericks 2016 champion Nic Lamb, now living in Manhattan Beach, destroyed the small surf and the competition at the ISF Surfing Championships at the Manhattan Beach pier on Saturday, August 5.…

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…

 Kevin Cody

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

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.

 Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach designer’s app lets surfers emote on waves

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 of words to describe snow. The message was that things that seem indistinguishable to most people — snow is snow — are in fact subject to vast variation in the […]

 Kevin Cody

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

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.

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