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April 8, 2014 - 0 Comments

by: Eddie Solt The Lunada Bay surfer who agreed to be quoted for this story requested anonymity. He wasn’t born into surfing the point, but knew a few of the boys, stayed tough, kept quiet,...

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April 8, 2014 - 0 Comments

by: Eddie Solt Computer jockeys in early January were called to the battlefield by an across-the-Pacific vendetta to bust Lunada at the seams. A website marketed to the “thinking surfer’” proclaimed “Lunada Bay for All.”...

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April 8, 2014 - 0 Comments

by: Rachel Reeves On the weekend of Jan. 18, forecasts promised overhead swells – the arrival of winter waves, typically the South Bay’s biggest and best. The energy within the surf community was heightened by...

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April 8, 2014 - 0 Comments

by: Eddie Solt “Is Cheyne going to Air Reverse over the moon, is Jamie O’Brien going to post up by something on dubs, is Alex Gray going to bust into a freestyle”  and other thoughts...

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April 8, 2014 - 0 Comments

photos and words by Justin Mehren October marks the beginning of the Santa Ana season in Southern California. The natural phenomenon that gets a surfer’s blood boiling in anticipation of epic surf is also the...

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April 7, 2014 - 0 Comments

By Kevin Cody Scheduling conflicts at heart of bigger problem After 15 years as director of the South Bay High School Surf League, John Joseph resigned last month, the day prior to the league championships...

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February 26, 2014 - 0 Comments

Wave dancer Tyler Critelli applies his dance training to walking on water Tyler Critelli’s smooth shortboard and progress, old school longboard styles can be traced to his dance background. “Dancing is my thing. I was...

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February 26, 2014 - 0 Comments

 “The [lifeguard] swim test from the Redondo Beach Breakwater to the Hermosa Beach pier was stormy, choppy and freezing cold. The college pool stars didn’t stand a chance.” By  Mike Purpus Paul Hugoboom learned to...

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February 26, 2014 - 0 Comments

Jacobs recalls Takayama as Longboarding’s Savior by Eddie Solt Hap Jacobs helped teach Donald Takayama to shape surfboards in the early 1960s, shortly after Takayama moved to California from Hawaii. “Donald was a part of...

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February 24, 2014 - 0 Comments

By Mike Purpus Photo by Brad Jacobson “Kyle is going through a major just-reached-puberty growth spurt with his new Fonzi haircut and winning smile on every wave.” At 5’7” and 135 lbs, 15 year old, Redondo...

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