Matt Bowen’s mother, Vickie Bowen, got the scariest phone call of her life after her son, Matt, was involved in a bad accident while body surfing with friends in Huntington Beach during Spring Break from Utah State University.
Hundreds went on to run into the frigid waters of Huntington Beach on New Year’s Day for the 15th Annual Surf City Splash.
While some romantic activities in Hawaii seem obvious, such as a sunset promenade along Waikiki Beach or watching the sunrise at Haleakala, there are many other great ways to reaffirm a couple’s love for one another.
Here are five of the top surf spots in L.A. to catch some waves (with consideration for individual skill levels, or lack thereof).
Sacrifice makes its presence felt in all forms of sport, and, as extreme athletes expand the boundaries beyond conventional competition, and bring that sense of intensity into the world of nature, the level of that sacrifice, too, may be intensified.
A group of surfers set out to New Guinea to film about one of the world’s last undiscovered surf spots but soon found their film took a startling turn when they encountered the human rights atrocities on the island.
Changes implemented at this weekend’s U.S. Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach will hopefully deter the rioting and vandalism that marred last year’s event.
The city of Redondo Beach has unveiled a bronze statue of the twin brothers who fashioned the first practical wetsuit out of a refrigerator insulant and went on to found the surfing giant Body Glove.
He appeared in more than a dozen surf movies and did a turn as a surfing coach for a 1964 episode of the TV drama “Dr. Kildare.”
At stake, the title of “Most Incredible Surf Dog.”
Thousands grabbed their boards and paddled out past the surf at Doheny State Beach Friday to honor sailing and surfing pioneer Hobie Alter.
Alter died Saturday at his Southern California home.
Southern California beaches were busy on Monday as beach-goers were warned to be extra careful due to above-average surf and rip currents.
Kauai is the place to visit if you like your slice of paradise served with a healthy dose of well-earned cuts and bruises, and a sore muscle or two. It’s an amazing, exotic place that’s definitely worth the visit, but if you’re going to attempt it — you should do it right. And here is how.
Consider these five places for finding to used and discounted sporting goods for yourself or your kids in the Southland.