Surfing

Former pro surfer Scott Dailey shapes kids to follow their own paths
 November 14, 2020  Kevin Cody

Former pro surfer Scott Dailey shapes kids to follow their own paths

Surfing Daley brothers follow dad Scott's path, but not exactly.…

Jimmy Miller Surf Fiesta goes virtual. Entries open
 October 22, 2020  Kevin Cody

Jimmy Miller Surf Fiesta goes virtual. Entries open

For this year's Jimmy Miller Fiesta surfers will gather in pods of four at their favorite break and submit photos and video of each team member’s best waves for awards that include the coveted Best Wave, Worst Wipeout, Best Family, and Best Lounger.…

Pandemic swells South Bay surfboard sales
 October 22, 2020  Kevin Cody

Pandemic swells South Bay surfboard sales

Not since the 2005 shut down of Clark Foam, which supplied 80 percent of surfboard blanks, had the surf industry’s future looked as uncertain as when COVID-19 shut down retail last March.…

Hermosa Beach’s Tim Banas: a life at the beach
 October 18, 2020  Kevin Cody

Hermosa Beach’s Tim Banas: a life at the beach

Throughout most of his life Tim Banas’s pro level athleticism, male model good looks, harmonica playing and hail fellow well met manner made him an admired and welcomed fixture in the surf lineup and neighborhood volleyball tournaments.…

A Fun Surf Afternoon In El Porto (video)

A Fun Surf Afternoon In El Porto (video)

VERY rarely do we have ideal surf conditions for an afternoon surf session in Manhattan Beach.  Everything came together for this nice lunch time surprise…

 Brad Jacobson

We finally have SURF in the South Bay

We finally have SURF in the South Bay

by Brad Jacobson from the Mad Video Lab We’ve been “frothing” for surf. Summer time in the South Bay region of Los Angeles can be tough for surfers. Catalina Island blocks most south (summer) swells from reaching us here. Word spread quick that there was a swell and EVERYONE with any type of floatation device […]

 Kevin Cody

Shortened season doesn’t short South Bay Scholastic Surfing Association honors

Shortened season doesn’t short South Bay Scholastic Surfing Association honors

This year’s standout high school surfers were recognized during a recent virtual awards ceremony presented by the South Bay Scholastic Surfing Association (SBSSA), with technical and financial assistance from the South Bay Boardriders Club.

 Kevin Cody

Pandemic stops paddleboard races, but not paddlers

Pandemic stops paddleboard races, but not paddlers

Despite the cancellation of ocean competition, as a result of the pandemic, paddlers continue to paddle. A popular workout is hosted by Jay Russell on Thursday evenings at 16th Street in Hermosa.

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