Randy Angel

Swimmers are top finishers at Rock 2 Rock Paddleboard race

Swimmers are top finishers at Rock 2 Rock Paddleboard race

by Kevin Cody Saturday’s Rock 2 Rock Paddleboard Race reaffirmed the correlation between between swimming and paddling boarding, at least in smooth water. Erik Matheson, 44, of Culver City, won the Rock 2 Rock prone paddleboard division in 3:40:53. He finished just six seconds behind OC1 (outrigger canoe) paddler Brandon Hill, from the Kahakai Outrigger […]

 Randy Angel

Hermosa Surf Camp stokes 8,000 kids over two decades

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 to “just go ahead and teach surfing.” Thanks to that advice, Ray is celebrating his 21st year as director of the Hermosa Beach Surf Camp. The camp meets each weekday […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Fitness, running, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Fitness, running, volleyball and more

Fitness: Allegiate Gym will be holding an eight-week strength and conditioning program for high school athletes. The program is $499 and consists of two 90-minute sessions per week held June 26 to August 21 at 1421 Aviation Blvd., Redondo Beach. For more information call 760-413-9407 or visit allegiategym.com. Lifeguards: The new Junior Guard Ocean Clinic […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Running, volleyball, water sports and more

Beach Cities Sports: Running, volleyball, water sports and more

Water Sports: Presented by the Jimmy Miller Foundation, the annual South Bay Dozen competition will take place Saturday, June 17 from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Torrance Beach. For more information email southbaydozen@gmail.com or visit jimmymilerfoundation.org/events. Lifeguards: The new Junior Guard Ocean Clinic provides a sample of what a junior lifeguard can expect. The […]

 Judy Rae

Beach Sports – Big Wave Challenge Award

Beach Sports – Big Wave Challenge Award

presented by the SB Boardriders

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Football, running, triathlon, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Football, running, triathlon, volleyball and more

Triathlon: The 13th Annual Redondo Beach Triathlon will take place Sunday, June 11 beginning at 7:30 p.m. at Veteran’s Park.. Benefitting Cheer For Children, the 1/2-mile ocean swim, 6-mile bike and 2-mile is a USAT sanctioned event and includes a non-competitive (half the distance) mini sprint for adults and kids 10 and older. Commemorative awards […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Football, running, triathlon, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Football, running, triathlon, volleyball and more

Triathlon: Former Mira Costa swimming and water polo standout Taylor Spivey won the silver medal at the Madrid ITU Triathlon on Sunday. The 26-year-old Redondo Beach native posted a time of 38 minutes, 58 seconds, just behind Great Britain’s Georgia Brown-Taylor (38:09) and ahead of USA teammate Chelsea Burns (39:21). Spivey’s next competition will be […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Boot camp, running, sailing, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Boot camp, running, sailing, volleyball and more

Big Wave Awards Night: Surfers who rode the biggest South Bay waves of the 2016-17 winter will be recognized Wednesday, May 24 at the annual Big Wave Challenge Awards Night, presented by the South Bay Boardriders Club. Steve Gaffney’s photos from the past winter’s surf and Greg Browning’s video of the past winter will be […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Rugby, sailing, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Rugby, sailing, volleyball and more

Sailing: Fourteen-year-old Redondo Beach sailor Taft Buckley won the Silver fleet competition at the Lake Garda Regatta in Italy. The top sailors in the world, representing 28 countries competed in the regatta. On the second Sunday of every month, Waterfront Education will be holding a Pink Power Sailing and BBQ for girls and women at […]

 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 […]

 Morgan Sliff

Notes from the underground: Hermosa Beach surfboard shaper Jose Barahona

Notes from the underground: Hermosa Beach surfboard shaper Jose Barahona

How shaper Jose Barahona quietly became one of the sport’s most prodigious surfboard makers   by Morgan Sliff You can feel the power in the room. As you carefully step across snow piles of blank shavings, the sweet smell of resin filling your nose, your eyes are pulled to relics past and present — various tattered surf pictures masking-taped […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Football, sailing, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Football, sailing, volleyball and more

Surfing: Hosted by Spyder Surf, the South Bay Boardriders Club will be holding the Subaru Pacific Surf Series Championship Contest Saturday, May 6 at the Manhattan Beach Pier where a the King and Queen of the South Bay will be crowned. Registration is available at southbayboardriders.com. Deadline is Wednesday, May 3. Beach Volleyball: The Amateur […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Football, running, sailing, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Football, running, sailing, volleyball and more

Football: The Thursday night Co-ed Flag Football on the Beach League begins April 27 at 6:30 p.m. at 10th Street and The Strand in Hermosa Beach. Team registration is $265 for a six-week season plus two weeks of playoffs. Registration must be made at Hermosa Beach Community Center, 710 Pier Ave.. For more information, contact […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Football, hockey, running, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Football, hockey, running, volleyball and more

Hockey: The Jr. Kings Squirt B team captured the California Amateur Hockey Association State Championship held April 2 in San Jose. After losing to Southern California adversary the Wave 4-3 in the final round-robin game, the Kings scored two goals in the final three minutes to tie the Wave before pulling out a 4-3 overtime […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Golf, football, running, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Golf, football, running, volleyball and more

Golf: Carter Gaede, 9, of Manhattan Beach won the 7-9 boys division Sunday at the 4th annual Drive, Chip & Putt National Finals at Augusta National Golf Course. Drive, Chip & Putt is a free nationwide youth golf development program open to boys and girls ages 7-15. Gaede was one of four male National Finalists […]

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