Surfing

 Brad Jacobson

Swell Stories: Insane Surf Hits the South Bay on Black Friday (video)

Swell Stories: Insane Surf Hits the South Bay on Black Friday (video)

Swell Stories: Insane Surf Hits the South Bay on Black Friday An insane swell hit the South Bay on Black Friday, November 23rd. This wind swell pushed head high to well overhead barrels into the South Bay. Surfers include: Alex Fry, Andy Prunauer, Ryan Boyd, Teddy Navarro, Parker Browning, Greg Browning, Chris Wells, Sam Neiger, […]

 Kevin Cody

South Bay Boardriders host paddleboard races

South Bay Boardriders host paddleboard races

In 2018, SBBC collaborated with Catalina Classic Paddleboard Race committee members Matt Walls and  Scott Rusher, and the City of Hermosa Beach to found the South Bay Paddle, a 15 mile race from the Hermosa Beach Pier, south four miles to the Palos Verdes Beach Club, four miles out to sea to the R10 buoy, and back to the Hermosa Beach pier.

 Mike Purpus

Redondo High’s Hughes joins new generation of chargers

Redondo High’s Hughes joins  new generation of chargers

by Mike Purpus Ryan Hughes started boogie boarding before he could walk, then skim boarded and at 11 got his first surfboard. The fair-haired, freckle-faced, 5-foot-11-inch Redondo High senior learned to surf from his father Daren on an 8-foot-4 Becker at Torrance Beach. “The board was really old. I think it was made in the […]

 Kevin Cody

South Bay Boardriders Club: 2018 Report

  South Bay Boardriders President’s Report           South Bay Boardriders hosts Big Wave Challenge             South Bay Boardriders Club scholarships       Boardrider contests go high tech       South Bay Boardriders Grom-O-Rama

 Kevin Cody

South Bay Boardriders Club offers more than surf contests

South Bay Boardriders Club offers more than surf contests

This past year, our 9-year-old, all volunteer club launched nearly a dozen new activities in support of our mission “to introduce families, youth, and our community to all aspects of ocean activities, and to being guardians of our local shoreline.”  

 Kevin Cody

South Bay Boardriders host Big Wave Challenge

South Bay Boardriders host Big Wave Challenge

The South Bay Boardriders Club established the Big Wave Challenge in 2011 to recognize a select group of surfers who chase big waves.  Waves must be at least “Triple Overhead” and caught between Indicator in Palos Verdes and Dockweiler State Beach in El Segundo.

 Kevin Cody

South Bay Boardriders helps guard shoreline

South Bay Boardriders helps guard shoreline

Part of the South Bay Boardriders Club mission is to be “Guardians of the Shoreline.” This includes beach clean-ups and fundraisers traditionally associated with ocean-based, non-profit groups. But in addition, we set an example of contemporary sustainability.

 Kevin Cody

South Bay Boardriders helps struggling surf families

South Bay Boardriders helps struggling surf families

The South Bay Boardriders Club lends a financial hand to surfers in our community whose lives are upended by unexpected tragedies.