Surfing

Sink or swim: Mira Costa alumnus Matt Warshaw’s online Encyclopedia of Surfing provides a one-of-a-kind look at the sport. Can it survive?
 December 6, 2017  Ryan McDonald

Sink or swim: Mira Costa alumnus Matt Warshaw’s online Encyclopedia of Surfing provides a one-of-a-kind look at the sport. Can it survive?

by Ryan McDonald Last year, the Oxford English Dictionary added the term “tandem surfing” to its store of more than half a million words. As…

Big walled out surf hits the South Bay beaches (video)
 December 3, 2017  Brad Jacobson

Big walled out surf hits the South Bay beaches (video)

Anyone who knows the South Bay understands that early winter big swells have no shape. The sand just hasn’t moved since last winter so the…

Hermosa Beach surfer rescued after breaking neck in large Manhattan Beach swell
 November 15, 2017  Kevin Cody

Hermosa Beach surfer rescued after breaking neck in large Manhattan Beach swell

Bill Klauer, 34, of Hermosa Beach, was rescued by fellow surfers after being slammed to the bottom by a large wave and breaking his neck Saturday morning at First Street in Manhattan Beach. Klauer was taken to Harbor UCLA Trauma Center, where on Monday, he was listed as being in stable condition.…

Big swell rewards South Bay Boardriders Club’s patience
 November 12, 2017  Kevin Cody

Big swell rewards South Bay Boardriders Club’s patience

Saturday’s overhead, WNW swell proved the South Boardriders’ wisdom in having postponed their inaugural 2017 surf contest from two weeks ago, when the surf was flat. Even the tide, which hardly changed, and wind, which barely stirred, cooperated for the contest, moved to this past Saturday, in El Porto.…

Small surf, but plenty of it at Jimmy Miller Surf Fiesta
 October 20, 2017  Kevin Cody

Small surf, but plenty of it at Jimmy Miller Surf Fiesta

The 13th Annual Jimmy Miller Surf Fiesta attracted over 150 competitors and their families and friends for a day long contest the matched weighted, 5-surfer teams.…

 Brad Jacobson

Dancing on Water at the Hotdoggers Longboard Contest in Hermosa Beach (Video)

Dancing on Water at the Hotdoggers Longboard Contest in Hermosa Beach (Video)

The Subaru Pacific Hotdoggers Longboard Surf Contest took place October 7th at the south side of the Hermosa Beach Pier and featured some of the best long boarders on the west coast. They looked amazingly graceful in waist to chest high closeouts braking in knee high water. Video shot/produced by Brad Jacobson of Civic Couch. 

 Kevin Cody

Jimmy Miller Foundation hosts 13th Annual Surf Festival in Manhattan Beach

Jimmy Miller Foundation hosts 13th Annual Surf Festival in Manhattan Beach

Over 100 surfers, from groms to pros, participated in the 17th Annual Jimmy Miller Surf Fiesta on Sunday at 40th Street in Manhattan Beach.

 Kevin Cody

Hermosa Beach delivers in Hermosa fashion for Subaru Pacific Hotdoggers Surf Contest

Hermosa Beach delivers in Hermosa fashion for Subaru Pacific Hotdoggers Surf Contest

The wind was offshore. The air and water were 70 degrees. And a south swell was delivering head high sets. But being Hermosa and being fall, the winter sandbars hadn’t formed and the waves were closing out close to shore for the Subaru Pacific Hotdoggers contest.

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