Surfing

A mentor in and out of the water
 November 15, 2019  Mike Purpus

A mentor in and out of the water

    Mike Doyle was as smooth on land as he was surfing by Mike Purpus Editor’s note: Hermosa Surfing Walk of Fame inductee Mike…

Take two waves and call me in the morning: International Surf Therapy Organization brings ocean healing into the mainstream
 November 14, 2019  Ryan McDonald

Take two waves and call me in the morning: International Surf Therapy Organization brings ocean healing into the mainstream

by Ryan McDonald Carly Rogers was told there was “no way” she would be able to pull it off. Jamie Marshall was told, “I don’t…

Skateboarders Alva, Whitehead, Silva, to appear at Third Annual King of the Redondo Harbor Skateboard Championships
 November 4, 2019  Kevin Cody

Skateboarders Alva, Whitehead, Silva, to appear at Third Annual King of the Redondo Harbor Skateboard Championships

Pro skaters Tony Alva, Cindy Whitehead and Mason Silva will make guest appearances at the Third Annual King of the Harbor Skateboard Championships on Sunday, Nov. 17 at the Redondo Beach pier. …

Mike Doyle remembered as Renaissance Waterman at Hermosa Beach paddleout
 October 21, 2019  Kevin Cody

Mike Doyle remembered as Renaissance Waterman at Hermosa Beach paddleout

Mike Doyle was the greatest waterman of his era," Chris Bredesen said. Their fellow Jacobs team rider Don Craig concurred. “Mike long boarded, short boarded, tandem boarded, windsurfed, kite surfed, foil surfed and for something to do in winter, he invented the monoski (a precursor to the showboard),” Don Craig said. …

Jimmy Miller teams score sun, family friendly waves 
 October 18, 2019  Kevin Cody

Jimmy Miller teams score sun, family friendly waves 

    The 15th Annual Jimmy Miller Memorial Surf Fiesta, on Sunday at 42nd Street in Manhattan Beach, drew over 180 surfers for a team…

 Mike Purpus

Hermosa tests hotdoggers

Hermosa tests hotdoggers

The Fourth Annual Subaru Pacific Hotdogger Surfing Championships drew 50 of the top-rated longboard surfers from around the world to the south side of the Hermosa Beach Pier on Saturday. The sun was out and so were plenty of fast, glassy, 3-foot tubes to ride.

 Brad Jacobson

Finally waves in the South Bay? It’s true. A fun surf swell hit in early September

Finally waves in the South Bay? It’s true. A fun surf swell hit in early September

Please excuse us for getting so excited but it’s been a while since we’ve seen waves over waist high here in the South Bay. The South Bay surf community had something to dust off their surfboards for, waist to occasionally over head waves. Surfers include: Luca Luhrsen, Alex Fry, Chris Wells, Colin Weinberg, Luke Petty […]

 Kevin Cody

First, Lansdown duel to finish in 32 Mile Catalina Classic Paddleboard Race

First, Lansdown duel to finish in 32 Mile Catalina Classic Paddleboard Race

Los Angeles County Lifeguard and 2014, 2015 and 2017 Catalina Classic winner Max First fended off Australian lifeguard and 2018 Catalina Classic winner Lansie Landsdown to claim his fourth Classic title.

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