Surfing

 Brad Jacobson

Chasing Waves Episode 2 Surfing in Manhattan Beach (video)

Chasing Waves Episode 2 Surfing in Manhattan Beach (video)

Surfing in Manhattan Beach in October Here’s episode 2 of our series “Chasing Waves” covering October 8-14. Not much size but there were plenty of fun waves! This weeks episode was shot in Manhattan Beach. Surfers include Hunter Jones Tyler Hatzikian Brian Bradfield, Kelly Zaun Chris Wells Megan Seth Tucker O’Shia Kris Hall Wagner De […]

 Kevin Cody

Kick-off Classic, Jimmy Miller kick off fall surf contest season

Kick-off Classic, Jimmy Miller kick off fall surf contest season

by Kevin Cody The fall surf season kicked off with two signature contests last weekend at 42nd Street in Manhattan Beach. On Saturday nearly 300 surfers from 12 area high schools (Santa Monica to San Pedro) competed in the annual South Bay Scholastic Surf Association (SBSSA) Kick-Off Classic. On Sunday, nearly 200 surfers competed in […]

 Brad Jacobson

Video: 2018 Hotdoggers Surf Contest in Hermosa Beach

Video: 2018 Hotdoggers Surf Contest in Hermosa Beach

The third annual Hotdoggers Championships took place in Hermosa Beach on Saturday September 29th and we were there to capture the fun. The waves were toe to ankle high but it didn’t seem to stop the competitors from having a blast!

 Kevin Cody

Hotdogger Surf Contest reunites Old School surfers at Hermosa Pier

Hotdogger Surf Contest reunites Old School surfers at Hermosa Pier

David Nuuhiwa and fellow Golden Era Hermosa Beach surf stars Mike Purpus and John Joseph were reunited at the Hermosa Beach pier for the Hermosa Beach Hotdogger Championships.

 Ryan McDonald

Old is new again at Hermosa Beach Hotdogger in Hermosa Beach

Old is new again at Hermosa Beach Hotdogger in Hermosa Beach

by Ryan McDonald Ed Solt remembers what it felt like when kids embracing of old-school surfing style were mocked and scorned in the South Bay. Solt may be out of high school now, but he still gets a bit of a thrill seeing a younger generation of surfers embrace this older style. Solt is the […]

 Mike Purpus

Up-and-coming surfer talks boards, ‘California’s answer to Pipeline,’ and the day he became a reef fillet

Pipeline: Ryan Hughes by Mike Purpus Ryan Hughes started surfing when he was 11. He started on a Boogie board before he could walk and advanced to a skimboard and then a surfboard. Now he’s cap[tin of the years old but was riding a skim and Boogie board before he could walk. The fair-haired, freckle-faced, […]

 Kevin Cody

“Age of Summer” casts local surfers, celebrates Hermosa Beach

“Age of Summer” casts local surfers, celebrates Hermosa Beach

Director Bill Kiely and writer David Harris collaborate on a coming-of-age celebration of their Hermosa Beach. Local surfers were enlisted for roles in front of and behind the camera.

 Kevin Cody

Director Kiely’s “Age of Summer” features South Bay surfers

Director Kiely’s “Age of Summer” features South Bay surfers

“Age of Summer” director Bill Kiely puts local watermen and waterwomen in front of and behind the camera for his coming of age film based on his own Junior Lifeguard experiences.