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“Isolated” Follows Surfers As They Encounter Untold Human Rights Atrocities In West Papua

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.

07/27/2014

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Huntington Beach Police Boost Security For U.S. Open Of Surfing After Last Year’s Melee

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.

07/25/2014

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City Of Redondo Beach Unveils Memorial For Body Glove Founders

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.

06/07/2014

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Celebrated Surfer, Oceanographer Ricky Grigg Dies At 77

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.”

05/31/2014

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5th Annual Surf Dog Championship To Be Held At Huntington Beach State Park

At stake, the title of “Most Incredible Surf Dog.”

05/29/2014

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Thousands Gather To Honor Sailing, Surfing Pioneer Hobie Alter

Thousands grabbed their boards and paddled out past the surf at Doheny State Beach Friday to honor sailing and surfing pioneer Hobie Alter.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/18/2014

Hobart "Hobie" Alter was remembered fondly at Hobie.com for being a creator, innovator and surf legend. (credit: Hobie.com)

Surfboard Innovator Hobie Alter Dead At 80

Alter died Saturday at his Southern California home.

03/30/2014

Lifegaurds help pull a woman out of the ocean as high wave measuring up to 20 feet pounded the beach at the Wedge on September 1, 2011 in Newport Beach. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Above-Average Swells, Rip Currents Trigger High Surf Advisory Along Beaches

Southern California beaches were busy on Monday as beach-goers were warned to be extra careful due to above-average surf and rip currents.

01/20/2014

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How To Do Hawaii Like A Man

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.

10/30/2013

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LA’s Best Used Sporting Goods Stores

Consider these five places for finding to used and discounted sporting goods for yourself or your kids in the Southland.

CBS Los Angeles–09/17/2013

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Baby Shark Spotted Near Seal Beach Surfing Spot

A baby shark was spotted Friday at a popular surfing spot in Seal Beach, authorities said.

09/06/2013

Hawaian Malia Manuel surfs during the first day of the ASP women world tour Billabong Rio Pro 2013 at Barra de Tijuca beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on May 10 , 2013. AFP PHOTO/CHRISTOPHE SIMON (credit: CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images)

Manuel Beats Hareb To Win Supergirl Pro Surfing Contest

Malia Manuel of Wailua, Hawaii, beat Paige Hareb of New Zealand in the finals Sunday at the Oceanside Pier to win the Ford Supergirl Pro, the world’s largest all-women’s surf contest.

08/04/2013

Police and SWAT officers showed a heavy presence in Huntington Beach following a "major disturbance" Sunday. (credit: Twitter/UGC)

7 Facing Charges Following Looting, Fights At US Open Of Surfing

Police arrested eight people following a “major” disturbance at the conclusion of the US Open of Surfing in Orange County, police said Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/29/2013

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Malaga Cove Provides Stunning Views Without The Crowds

When looking for a non-typical seaside locale, many Californians opt to stop at Malaga Cove.

07/27/2013

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Kids, Young Adults With Autism Empowered Through Surfing

Children and young adults with autism and other developmental disabilities are being empowered through the sport of surfing.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/25/2013

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