by Dickie O’Reilly and Kevin Cody A South Bay Boardriders Club goal when it was founded in 2008 was to resurrect the South Bay’s reputation as a center of California surfing, a position it owned during surfing’s Golden Years, but had relinquished to Huntington Beach. That year, the club’s application to the Malibu Surfrider […]
Welcome back to Swell Stories powered by Manhattan Beach Toyota and the Easy Reader Newspaper. This episode features two back to back swells that made their way into the South Bay bringing large surf but wonky conditions. The video was produced by Civic Couch.
In this episode of “Swell Stories” we cover the swell that hit the South Bay early January . Typical South Bay swell with 1 good wave for every 10 but it was great to see waves with punch again! Surfers include: Alex Gray , Andy Prunauer, Angelo Luhrsen,Easton Jones, Cheyne Magnusson, Matt Meistrell, Noah Collins, […]
December has been a long month preparing for the big day for Santa and his elves. All the hard work payed off, they finished all of their task before Christmas and took a well deserved break. They grabbed their boards and hit the surf. Surfers: Santa : Mike Siorida Female Elf: Morgan Sliff Male Elf: […]
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.
"I couldn't tell the chop from the waves," said Dave Schaefer, who blasted through six heats sick with what he later learned was pneumonia.
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 clean, sizeable swell and light, offshore winds. Then, mid-morning, the wind switched onshore and the sky darkened, creating the most challenging conditions of the six-contest series. “I couldn’t tell the […]
This is the full video released and produced by Civic Couch in association with the Easy Reader. This is the South Bay. This stretch of beach is known for its million dollar homes, beautiful people, beach volleyball and surfing. The South Bay consists of fickle surf spots. A slight change in the swell or […]
“Team Chris”, consisting of Chris Frohoff, Chris Brown and Chris Wells, along with their non-Chris friends attacked a fun windswell in Hermosa Beach on November 28th. Fingers crossed that we get some of the larger swells that we saw last season.
The Scare and Tear was founded in 2005 by Charlie Ninegar to honor Mira Costa High schoolmate Adam Frand