"I couldn't tell the chop from the waves," said Dave Schaefer, who blasted through six heats sick with what he later learned was pneumonia.
by Morgan Sliff The end of season, South Bay Boardriders “King of the Beach” contest, hosted by Spyder Surfboards two Saturdays ago, began with a clean, sizeable swell and light, offshore winds. Then, mid-morning, the wind switched onshore and the sky darkened, creating the most challenging conditions of the six-contest series. “I couldn’t tell the […]
This is the full video released and produced by Civic Couch in association with the Easy Reader. This is the South Bay. This stretch of beach is known for its million dollar homes, beautiful people, beach volleyball and surfing. The South Bay consists of fickle surf spots. A slight change in the swell or […]
“Team Chris”, consisting of Chris Frohoff, Chris Brown and Chris Wells, along with their non-Chris friends attacked a fun windswell in Hermosa Beach on November 28th. Fingers crossed that we get some of the larger swells that we saw last season.
The Scare and Tear was founded in 2005 by Charlie Ninegar to honor Mira Costa High schoolmate Adam Frand
El Porto in Manhattan Beach saw some surprisingly fun surf on September 23rd. Tyler Hatzikian, Scott Johnsen, Mike Siorida, Wagner De Abreu and others were there taking advantage of the fun, knee to head high swell. The video was produced by Civic Couch.
Brad Jacobson of Civic Couch got a little creative giving you an up close view of surfing at the Manhattan Beach Pier. Surfers include: Marcelo Malinco, Natalie Anzivino, Steve Howe, Dane Zaun and others. It was shot on a gloomy early June morning with the Canon 1DX Mark ii. Music by Special C
South Bay Boardriders Big Wave Challenge Awards night on Friday, May 27 at the Hermosa Beach Community Center.
by Morgan Sliff On day 264 of an attempted year straight of riding waves, surfing was difficult. More difficult than the biggest and gnarliest of El Nino days. In a more than uncomfortable situation but cloaked under the hood of many other red, blue, white, and silver longboards, I managed to paddle out with […]
This is Civic Couch’s sixth episode in its series “Chasing El Nino,” presented by Manhattan Beach Toyota and the Easy Reader. It was filmed during the first half of March by Civic Couch’s Brad Jacobson. In Chasing El Nino, Jacobson documents what the El Nino winter means for surfers, our beaches and surrounding areas. At the end of […]