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Ritter was old school, all in paddleboarder

By Kevin Cody / September 21, 2021

  by Kevin Cody During the Catalina Classic Paddleboard Race pre race meeting last month, at Buffalo Park on Catalina Island, race director Buddy Bohn asked for a moment of silence in memory of Tim Ritter. Ritter competed in the 32-mile race from Catalina to Manhattan Beach nine times. But as Bohn and others have…

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High school gig

By Easy Reader Staff / November 19, 2020

  Some people knit blankets as they sheltered in place from the novel coronavirus; others made cakes. College students Alex Fantappiè and Matt Hashimoto, both recent graduates of Peninsula High, made a startup. “I think the quarantine was — well, obviously it sucked,” said Hashimoto, a junior at UC Berkeley, where he studies computer science.…

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Manhattan Beach surfer and surgeon Brad Thomas

By Kevin Cody / December 12, 2019

Faced with choosing to become a surgeon or a surfer, Brad Thomas chose both

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How to be aquatic: Bryan Mineo’s journey from the lakes of Texas to the Pacific Ocean

By Mark McDermott / May 24, 2016

  It began in on a hot summer day in a backyard pool in Bedford, Texas. The kid wouldn’t get out of the water. His mother had come out to call him to dinner. He was hungry, but staying in the water was better. He liked to go upside down in a handstand or dive…

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Local Surfer John Balk fights brain Cancer: surf community gets behind family with a fundraiser

By Easy Reader Staff / October 19, 2015

All photos by Ricky Lesser Lifetime local surfer John Balk kept feeling his right arm lock up at the elbow. He just assumed it was a result of a lifetime of surfing. His arm couldn’t bend for thirty seconds. Was it just over-surfed and overworked? The 2001 Mira Costa graduate had been the 1999 South…

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U.S. Olympic team water polo goalie Merrill Moses defends the goal during a match. Photo courtesy Straffon Images

Merrill Moses heads to London on an Olympian quest [WATER POLO]

By Easy Reader Staff / July 12, 2012

Merrill Moses, the starting U.S. water polo goalkeeper, once owned a silver medal. He earned it at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Then, in 2010, while he was on vacation with his family, the medal was stolen from his mother’s home, which is why this year he’s going to try even harder this summer to…

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Redondo Beach Breakwall’s reluctant big wave rider Dan Connell

By Kevin Cody / May 10, 2012

Dan Connell was just looking for a place to paddle out on the day he won the South Bay Board Riders Big Wave Challenge.

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Remembering D-Man

By Easy Reader Staff / September 7, 2011

Redondo Beach resident and RUHS graduate Darren Stewart Marsee was born to Fred and Sharon Marsee on March 11, 1981. He entered this world alongside his twin sister Megan, both sharing rank under big brother Kevin. In April 2005, fresh out of college, and just after his 24th birthday, Darren was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma…

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By Kevin Cody / December 1, 2010

In Memorium Dear ER: Truly amazing men [“PV, Hermosa plane crash victims recalled as adventurous, charitable”]! Touched so many people’s lives. They will be missed dearly. Cherri Murray Web comment Teacher recalled Dear ER: Mr. Urban was a fantastic teacher [“PV, Hermosa plane crash victims recalled as adventurous, charitable”]. He was always kind and generous…

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