Brad Jacobson

Another Big Surf Swell Hits The South Bay (video)

Another Big Surf Swell Hits The South Bay (video)

In this episode of Swell Stories we follow another big swell which hit the South Bay a few days after our last “Swell Stories” episode. We’re pretty happy with the winter so far! Surfers include Matt Mohagen, Chad Parks, Damien Fahrenfort and others.

 Brad Jacobson

Swell Stories: A happy beginning of the New Year for South Bay Surfers (video)

Swell Stories: A happy beginning of the New Year for South Bay Surfers (video)

In this episode we feature a swell which hit the South Bay January 6th bringing in overhead plus sized barrels. LA surfers were given a nice start to the New Year! Surfers include Damien Fahrenfort, Pat Webber, Andre Anorga, Conor Beatty, Chris Wells and others.

 Brad Jacobson

Meet Morgan Sliff, Surfer and Burrito Connoisseur (video)

Meet Morgan Sliff, Surfer and Burrito Connoisseur (video)

In this episode of “On the Couch”, we get off the couch and chase down our guest, Morgan Sliff. We knew exactly where to find her, in the water surfing. We pulled her out to find out more about her surfing streak, growing up in Hermosa, salsa dancing at the Lighthouse and more. This video […]

 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, […]

 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 […]

 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!

 Brad Jacobson

From Both Sides, Surfing the Manhattan Beach Pier

From Both Sides, Surfing the Manhattan Beach Pier

Surfing in Manhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach in July is more know for volleyball than surfing but a fun south swell made it’s way in on July 25th. Surfers include Juliano Uzuelli, Chad Parks, Alex Fry and others. Video produced by Civic Couch. 

 Ryan McDonald

Surfing in the Material World

Surfing in the Material World

The Founders’ Cup brought perfect waves and thousands of fans to the WSL Surf Ranch. Will it change surfing as we know it? by Ryan McDonald Joel Parkinson, a square-jawed Australian and surfing’s 2012 world champion, was sitting in the water, waiting for a wave. And waiting. In the ocean, waves tend to come in […]

 Ryan McDonald

Live from the WSL Founders’ Cup

Live from the WSL Founders’ Cup

Saturday marks the beginning of the WSL Founder’s Cup of Surfing, held at the Surf Ranch, a revolutionary wave pool created by 11-time world champion Kelly Slater, in Lemoore, Calif, about 35 miles outside of Fresno.

 Kevin Cody

SB Boardriders claim West Coast title at Huntington Beach contest

SB Boardriders claim West Coast title at Huntington Beach contest

by Dickie O’Reilly and Kevin Cody A South Bay Boardriders Club goal when it was founded in 2008 was to resurrect the South Bay’s reputation as a center of California surfing, a position it owned during surfing’s Golden Years, but had relinquished to Huntington Beach. That year, the club’s application to the Malibu Surfrider contest […]

 Brad Jacobson

Swell Stories 2: Misleading Swell brings big but wonky surf to the South Bay.

Swell Stories 2: Misleading Swell brings big but wonky surf to the South Bay.

Welcome back to Swell Stories powered by Manhattan Beach Toyota and the Easy Reader Newspaper. This episode features two back to back swells that made their way into the South Bay bringing large surf but wonky conditions. The video was produced by Civic Couch.  

 Brad Jacobson

Swell Stories: Powerful swell brings well overhead surf to the South Bay

Swell Stories: Powerful swell brings well overhead surf to the South Bay

In this episode of “Swell Stories” we cover the swell that hit the South Bay early January . Typical South Bay swell with 1 good wave for every 10 but it was great to see waves with punch again! Surfers include: Alex Gray , Andy Prunauer, Angelo Luhrsen,Easton Jones, Cheyne Magnusson, Matt Meistrell, Noah Collins, […]

 Easy Reader Staff

Endless Session, Day 889:  Returning Home

by Morgan Sliff 523 days, or 1.5 years ago, marked the last endless session entry.  Daily tracking has dwindled (now needing a bit of math to pinpoint streak currents) but everyday waves and stoke have ardently continued, adventures have multiplied like gremlins, love is in the air, and careers have shifted from 7 years in […]

 Brad Jacobson

Santa and his elves take a much needed break to go surfing in Manhattan Beach (Video)

Santa and his elves take a much needed break to go surfing in Manhattan Beach (Video)

December has been a long month preparing for the big day for Santa and his elves. All the hard work payed off, they finished all of their task before Christmas and took a well deserved break. They grabbed their boards and hit the surf. Surfers: Santa : Mike Siorida Female Elf: Morgan Sliff Male Elf: […]

 Brad Jacobson

Big walled out surf hits the South Bay beaches (video)

Big walled out surf hits the South Bay beaches (video)

Anyone who knows the South Bay understands that early winter big swells have no shape. The sand just hasn’t moved since last winter so the waves come in, hit flat sand and wall up. This November 28th swell was no exception. Our local talent was still out there charging into the head high plus surf. […]

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