Surfing

 Kevin Cody

Pro surfer Ronnie Garner: 2019 Hermosa Beach Surfer Walk of Fame inductee

Pro surfer Ronnie Garner: 2019 Hermosa Beach Surfer Walk of Fame inductee

2019 Hermosa Walk of Fame inductee Ronnie Garner had a powerful, Hawaiian style bottom turn, but he also loved nose riding.

 Kevin Cody

Pro surfer Liz Benavidez: 2019 Hermosa Beach Surfer Walk of Fame inductee

Pro surfer Liz Benavidez: 2019 Hermosa Beach Surfer Walk of Fame inductee

“I wanted to be one of the boys. So I grabbed a board nobody was using and a pair of my brothers trunks. I was one of the first girls to wear trunks instead of a bathing suit.” — 2019 Hermosa Surfer Walk of Fame indicutee Liz Benavidez

 Kevin Cody

Shaper Pat Ryan: Hermosa Beach 2019 Surfer Walk of Fame inductee

Shaper Pat Ryan: Hermosa Beach 2019 Surfer Walk of Fame inductee

When people talk to me about the ‘good old days,’ I tell them, ‘The good old days’ are right now.’” — ET Surf shaper Pat Ryan

 Brad Jacobson

The South Bay Was Either Flat Or Blown Out Most of March; Then This Happened

The South Bay Was Either Flat Or Blown Out Most of March; Then This Happened

Most all of the month of March was like a lamb as far as surfing is concerned, the surf was either small or blown out. Then along comes the first decent swell we’ve seen in months. Let’s enjoy this short lived swell as long as we can. Shot in Hermosa Beach. Surfers include: Noah Collins, […]

 Kevin Cody

Hap Jacobs, last of Hermosa Beach’s Golden Age of Surfing shapers, shapes final surfboard

Hap Jacobs, last of Hermosa Beach’s Golden Age of Surfing  shapers, shapes final surfboard

Hap Jacobs, the last of Hermosa Beach’s legendary shapers from Surfing’s Golden Age, shaped his last surfboard last week.

 Kevin Cody

SB Boardriders/Waterman’s Hermosa Beach contest brings out best in surfers and photographers (2)

SB Boardriders/Waterman’s Hermosa Beach contest brings out best in surfers and photographers (2)

Big, fast waves and clean conditions brought out the best in local surfers at the South Bay Boardriders/Waterman’s contest at the Hermosa Beach Pier on Sunday, March 24.

 Kevin Cody

SB Boardriders/Waterman’s Hermosa Beach contest brings out best in surfers and photographers

SB Boardriders/Waterman’s Hermosa Beach contest brings out best in surfers and photographers

Big, fast waves and clean conditions brought out the best in local surfers at the South Bay Boardriders/Waterman’s contest on Sunday, March 24 at the Hermosa Beach Pier.Photographers Steve Gaffney and Brad Jacobson showed just how good it was.

 Brad Jacobson

Can a Kite Surfer tow a Foil Boarder? (Video)

Can a Kite Surfer tow a Foil Boarder? (Video)

We thought we had heard it all until our friend Bo Bridges called us on a windy afternoon telling us that he was going to attempt to attach himself to his friend John Sedberry, a seasoned kite surfer, and have John tow him on his foil board. We’re always up for a good time so […]