Category Archives: West Coast Surf Reports

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Surfboard shape-off goes to Hind – #art #design #surf

VIA – THE COAST NEWS   By staff May 28, 2014 • 171 views • 0 comments DEL MAR — Longtime surfboard craftsman Roger Hinds won the Icons of Foam Tribute to the Masters shaping competition May 18, honoring Ben Aipa. Six shapers were tasked with replicating a classic Aipa Sting. The board was made … Continue reading Surfboard shape-off goes to Hind – #art #design #surf

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SNAPSHOT: #Surfboard Shaper – Jeff McCallum – #Photography #surf

VIA – KPBS Airs Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 8:30 p.m. & Saturday, May 10 at 4:30 p.m. on KPBS TV Credit: Courtesy of Tim Mantoani Photography Above: Jeff McCallum, surfboard shaper Tuesday, May 6, 2014 SNAPSHOT is a half-hour magazine-style show that takes the KPBS viewer on a journey around the San Diego region, on … Continue reading SNAPSHOT: #Surfboard Shaper – Jeff McCallum – #Photography #surf

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Hundreds take to water in tribute to surfing icon Hobie Alter – #aloha #surf #oc

VIA – OC REGISTER t about 5 p.m. Friday, hundreds of surfers and rowers gathered around a Hobie Cat catamaran off the shore of Doheny State Beach to celebrate the life of surf and sailing entrepreneur and pioneer Hobie Alter. BRUCE CHAMBERS, STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER BY LAYLAN CONNELLY / STAFF WRITER Published: April 18, 2014 Updated: … Continue reading Hundreds take to water in tribute to surfing icon Hobie Alter – #aloha #surf #oc

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17 Year Old Surfer Saves Two at Ocean Beach #Surf #SF #SanFrancisco #aloha

VIA – KTVU Posted: 12:23 p.m. Thursday, April 10, 2014 Teen surfer hailed as hero in Ocean Beach rescue KTVU and Wires SAN FRANCISCO — As crews continue to search Thursday for a 14-year-old boy who was swept out to sea at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach, a 17-year-old surfer was being hailed as a hero … Continue reading 17 Year Old Surfer Saves Two at Ocean Beach #Surf #SF #SanFrancisco #aloha

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Surfing Pioneer & Legend Hobie Alter Passes Away At 80 Years Old…#Surf #Aloha #California #History

RIP to a man I personally admired so very much… Surfboard, sailboat innovator ‘Hobie’ Alter dies AP 12:24 a.m. EDT March 31, 2014 PALM DESERT, Calif. (AP) — Hobart “Hobie” Alter, who helped popularize surfing and sailing with the development of the foam surfboard and the “Hobie Cat” sailboat, has died. He was 80. Alter … Continue reading Surfing Pioneer & Legend Hobie Alter Passes Away At 80 Years Old…#Surf #Aloha #California #History

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Rules for surfers are unchanged – #Surf #OC

    VIA – DAILY PILOT A bodyboarder catches a wave at The Wedge in Newport Beach in March. (KEVIN CHANG / Daily Pilot / March 31, 2012) Decision by Newport’s beaches commission comes after much emotional public comment and ongoing tensions between board users and other wave chasers. By Emily FoxhallFebruary 4, 2014 | … Continue reading Rules for surfers are unchanged – #Surf #OC