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First favored for fourth Catalina Classic Paddleboard race victory

First favored for fourth Catalina Classic Paddleboard race victory

by Kevin Cody Los Angeles County Lifeguard Max First, of Manhattan Beach, is among the favorites to win this year’s Catalina Classic Paddleboard Race, on Sunday, Aug. 26. The 32 mile race from Two Harbors on Catalina Island to the Manhattan Beach pier is the sports’ oldest and longest race. First has won the Classic three […]

 Randy Angel

Solberg leads LA County lifeguards in reclaiming USLA National championship

Solberg leads LA County lifeguards in reclaiming USLA National championship

by Randy Angel Members of the LA County Surf Life Saving Association got their revenge last weekend, retaking the Jersey Mike’s United States Lifeguard Association (USLA) National Lifeguard Championships, for its 29th title in the last 31 years. With a depleted lineup last year, the LA County team fell to Monmouth County of New Jersey, […]

 Kevin Cody

Beach Sports – Tom Collier Memorial Regatta

Beach Sports – Tom Collier Memorial Regatta

raises $20,000 for Cedars-Sinai

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, paddleboarding, running, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, paddleboarding, running, volleyball and more

Beach Volleyball: The California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) will be holding its final stop of the 12 event Premier Tour for juniors at the Hermosa Beach Pier Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 18-19. Bid winners compete in the championship on Saturday, Aug. 25 at the Manhattan Beach Pier. Visit CBVA.com to register.   Baseball: Beach City […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Beach volleyball, baseball, paddleboard and more

Beach Cities Sports: Beach volleyball, baseball, paddleboard and more

Beach Volleyball: The California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) will be hosting tournaments at the International Surf Festival this weekend in Manhattan Beach featuring Coed A and AAA, Mens unrated and B along with womens A division on Saturday and men’s and women’s $1,500 Open on Sunday. On Wednesday, Aug. 8 at Rosecrans Avenue, boys and […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Flag football, running, swimming, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Flag football, running, swimming, volleyball and more

Beach Volleyball: Many local standouts will be competing in the Girls Junior National Beach Championships featuring 10U, 12U, 14U, 15U, 16U and 18U divisions will take place Tuesday through Saturday, July 14 in Hermosa Beach. Aaubeach.org.   Swimming: The inaugural Redondo Beach Open Water Swim will take place at 8 a.m. on Sunday, July 15 […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, running, swimming, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, running, swimming, volleyball and more

  Beach Volleyball: The Girls Junior National Beach Championships featuring 10U, 12U, 14U, 15U, 16U and 18U divisions will take place July 10-14 in Hermosa Beach. Aaubeach.org.   Swimming: The inaugural Redondo Beach Open Water Swim will take place at 8 a.m. on Sunday, July 15 at Miramar Park, 201 Paseo De La Playa. 1-mile […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Beach volleyball, running, swimming and more

Beach Cities Sports: Beach volleyball, running, swimming and more

Beach Volleyball: The 20th Annual BarryBob Invitational tournament will take place Saturday, June 30 at 9 a.m. at 904 The Strand in Manhattan Beach. The 8th Annual Junior BarryBob for kids ages 10-14 will also be held. Send sign-ups for both the adult and junior division to Tim Walmer at walmy1@aol.com. Mail entry fee of […]

 Kevin Cody

South Bay, San Diego Paddleboard rivalry resumes during rough Rock 2 Rock Race

South Bay, San Diego Paddleboard rivalry resumes during rough Rock 2 Rock Race

The South Bay, San Diego paddleboard rivalry went badly for the South Bay on Sunday at the Rock 2 Rock Paddleboard Race. The first three prone paddleboard finishers were all from San Diego. Geoff Paige was first in 4:29:50, followed by his training partner Jon Loren in 4:35:24 and Alex Mercell in 4:39: 48. The 22 mile, open ocean race started at Two Harbors and ended at Cabrillo Beach.

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Beach volleyball, running, triathlon and more

Beach Cities Sports: Beach volleyball, running, triathlon and more

  Beach Volleyball: The 20th Annual BarryBob Invitational tournament will take place Saturday, June 30 at 9 a.m. at 904 The Strand in Manhattan Beach. The 8th Annual Junior BarryBob for kids ages 10-14 will also be held. Send sign-ups for both the adult and junior division to Tim Walmer at walmy1@aol.com. Mail entry fee […]

 Ryan McDonald

Foil Surfing Floats on in Manhattan Beach

Foil Surfing Floats on in Manhattan Beach

Foiling is the latest craze in the surfing world, but safety risks have some worried. Can its adherents save it?

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Beach volleyball, paddleboarding, running and more

Beach Cities Sports: Beach volleyball, paddleboarding, running and more

Beach Volleyball: Bringing the top college and high school female beach volleyball players together for stiff competition, the third annual E Invitational takes places Friday and Saturday, June 15-16 in Hermosa Beach. One college and one high school player from a field of 32 and 48 players, respectively, will win gold in the event hosted […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Beach volleyball, paddleboarding, running and more

Beach Cities Sports: Beach volleyball, paddleboarding, running and more

Paddleboarding: The inaugural South Bay Paddleboard Race will be held Saturday June 9 starting at 7 a.m. at the Hermosa Beach pier (pending city approval). The course goes south to Torrance Beach, then out to the R10 Buoy and back to the Hermosa Pier, for a distance of 15 miles. This is a “hands only” […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Paddleboarding, running, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports:  Paddleboarding, running, volleyball and more

Paddleboarding: The inaugural South Bay Paddleboard Race will be held Saturday June 9 at, starting at 7 a.m. At the Hermosa Beach pier (pending city approval). The course goes south to Torrance Beach, then out to the R10 Buoy and back to the Hermosa Pier, for a distance of 15 miles. This is a “hands […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Sports: Basketball, running, swimming, volleyball and more

Beach Sports: Basketball, running, swimming, volleyball and more

Beach Volleyball: Mira Costa increased its unbeaten streak to 85 games winning the IBVL Southern Pacific championship and will play for the State title on Saturday at Dockweiler State Beach. The Mustangs were led by the teams of Piper Monk-Heidrich/Maya Harvey, Olivia Bakos/Kate Reilly and Lea Ungar/Lily Snyder. At the IBVL Girls Pairs tournament on […]

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