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.
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A baby shark was spotted Friday at a popular surfing spot in Seal Beach, authorities said.
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.
Police arrested eight people following a “major” disturbance at the conclusion of the US Open of Surfing in Orange County, police said Monday.
When looking for a non-typical seaside locale, many Californians opt to stop at Malaga Cove.
Children and young adults with autism and other developmental disabilities are being empowered through the sport of surfing.
A 14-year-old Southern California girl has gone surfing every day for two years in her pursuit of becoming a world champion surfer.
Shaping a surfboard with ones own hands is sure to be high on the bucket list of any surfer you know. That’s where Shaper Supply Co.’s “Shaping School” comes in, a four-hour introductory lesson on hand-shaping a surfboard (including stand-up paddleboards) from start-to-finish.