A youth sailing competition was held a week ago Wednesday, under the umbrella of the International Surf Festival for the first time in the history of the 57-year-old festival’s history. Over two dozen young sailors competed in single person Optimists dinghies and two-person FJs.
by Ryan McDonald As the night began, Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn looked out over the assembled crew of watermen, and told them that her experience working with county lifeguards had taught her a few things. Among them: “Baywatch” was not to be taken as gospel. “[Lifeguarding] is not as glamorous as some of […]
By Randy Angel Former Palos Verdes High School and Stanford standout Cole Fiers teamed with Colton Cowell of Kula, Hawaii to win the CBVA $1,500 Michelob Ultra Men’s Open championship Sunday in Hermosa Beach. China’s Shu Hui Wen and Xia Xin Yi captured the Women’s Open crown defeating Manhattan Beach’s Corinne Quiggle and Madalyn Roh. […]
By Randy Angel After placing third in the Bay League cross country finals and helping Mira Costa High School to a strong boys track and field season as a junior, Xavier Court continued to help the Mustang cross country program Saturday morning winning his second Dick Fitzgerald 2-Mile Run title in the last three years. […]
by Parnia Mazhar Jay Saikley still hand draws the pairings bracket for the Charlie Saikley Six-Man Volleyball Tournament. It’s a technique that most tournament directors no longer bother with, but one that Saikley prides himself on. And, for a tournament so steeped tradition, it seems to work just fine. “A lot of the people at […]
by Sean McDonald Gloomy skies and onshore winds are never what wave riders hope for. But contestants at Saturday’s surfing and body surfing competitions made the most of it. The day began on the north side of the Manhattan Beach Pier before 7 a.m., and the dreary weather and early hour didn’t drive anyone away: […]