Category Archives: West Side

ob2011625

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

Hobie Alter

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

20140124__sscs0125cmrescue~1_GALLERY

Boogie boarder dies from injuries suffered in rough seas off #SantaCruz – #Surf #Bodyboard #California

sad…   VIA – SANTA CRUZ SENTINEL Rescuers pull an exhausted rescue swimmer onto the jet ski after they attempted to save a boogie boarder from the cove beneath Lighthouse Point. The boogie boarder was thrown into the cove by a large set of waves on Friday. (Kate Falconer/Sentinel) ( SCS ) By Calvin Men … Continue reading Boogie boarder dies from injuries suffered in rough seas off #SantaCruz – #Surf #Bodyboard #California

Peter Mel

Big wave surfing: ‘Massive’ Mavericks Invitational expected to get green light for Friday! #SurfReport #California #HMB

VIA – SANTA CRUZ SENTINEL Alex Martins, Greg Long and Peter Mel of Santa Cruz scramble to catch the same… ( Dan Coyro ) By JULIE JAG jjag@santacruzsentinel.com Posted:   01/21/2014 09:05:25 PM PST The waves breaking at Maverick’s on Tuesday were big enough to deliver a beating to some of the best big wave … Continue reading Big wave surfing: ‘Massive’ Mavericks Invitational expected to get green light for Friday! #SurfReport #California #HMB

KNBC_000000007166472_722x406_33446467835

#LosAngeles Cops almost shoot surfer by mistake – #Surf #Aloha #LAPD

VIA – NBC LA   No Charges Against Officers Who Mistook Surfer for Rogue Cop Dorner in Manhunt David Perdue was mistaken for a rogue ex-LAPD officer on a deadly rampage in February By Jason Kandel |  Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014  |  Updated 8:45 AM PST The Los Angeles District Attorney announced that no criminal … Continue reading #LosAngeles Cops almost shoot surfer by mistake – #Surf #Aloha #LAPD

Zoltan

#VIDEO: #SantaCruz surfer Zoltan Torkos performs a Darkslide Pop-Shuvit

  ridiculous -ness… VIA – SC SENTINEL Sentinel staff report Posted:   11/08/2013 03:13:27 PM PST   Santa Cruz surfer Zoltan Torkos’ most recent trick keeps knitting skateboarding and surfing closer together. His most recent trick in the water is what he’s calling a Darkslide Pop-Shuvit. The Darkslide term comes from flipping the board upside … Continue reading #VIDEO: #SantaCruz surfer Zoltan Torkos performs a Darkslide Pop-Shuvit

Random Posts on West Side

Santa Cruz seeking mementos of Jack O'Neill's 1959 surf shop

  ridiculous -ness… VIA – SC SENTINEL Sentinel staff report Posted:   11/08/2013 03:13:27 PM PST   Santa Cruz surfer Zoltan Torkos’ most recent trick keeps knitting skateboarding and surfing closer together. His most recent trick in the water is what he’s calling a Darkslide Pop-Shuvit. The Darkslide term comes from flipping the board upside … Continue reading Santa Cruz seeking mementos of Jack O'Neill's 1959 surf shop