Body Glove team surfer Matt Pagan claimed the open mens title in the South Bay Boardriders Contest Series with his third consecutive first place finish in the five-contest series on Saturday. Over 150 surfers, the largest field of the year, competed in 10 divisions. The contest was sponsored by Erik Nakaji’s Surf Concepts shop in […]
Combo swells with wind Thursday morning will see new energy, with a wind swell, a NW ground swell and some deep water SW energy building through day. The NW facing breaks will clock in at head high to overhead, while the lesser exposed beaches will see chest to shoulder high surf. Stiff S/SW winds look […]
Tuesday morning saw 4-foot, medium tide hollow tubes spitting both ways on the South side of the Hermosa Beach Pier for the South Bay High School high Surf League’s second chance, short board surf-off. League director John Joseph had two areas going to give everyone a chance to advance to the South Bay High School Surf League Championships to be held at the Hermosa pier on Saturday, April 9.
For the second month in a row, the South Bay Boardriders Club scheduled their South Bay Surf Series contest on a day with sun and surf, which is not easy. Just ask South Bay Surf League director John Joseph. Joseph has had to reschedule almost as many high school contests this winter as he’s been able to hold.
Thursday morning will see a temporary dip in size for the morning session, but there should still be plenty of fun surf for the top spots. The better West facing beaches should go waist to chest high and some fresh NW ground swell will fill in through the day. The conditions should be excellent with morning with offshore […]
Surfing Pipe and Backdoor, and V-Land at North Shore Oahu, January 2011 Video by Scott Valor
The South Bay Boardriders Club Big Wave Contest finally made it past the talking stage and into the water last weekend when a solid, overhead swell swept in. The surfer who is documented paddling into the biggest South Bay wave ridden this winter will be honored at the First Annual South Bay Big Wave Challenge […]
Dayton Silva, currently the top ranked NSSA college surfer, and the only surfer to have won the South Bay High School Surf League short board, long board and body boarding titles (last year, at Mira Costa) can now claim bragging rights to the title of best South Bay Surfer. On Saturday, Silva won the talent […]