ARTICLE. Scholastic Surf Series hosted a State Championship Surf Competition in Oceanside, CA. Out of approximately 27 schools and 48 female short board surfers, our very own Cuhna Middle School student, Zoe Chait took first place and won! Zoe surfed smart throughout the whole competition despite small, choppy, shore breaks. With her sharp, clean turns […]
ARTICLE. HMB finished out the season with 3rd place out of 6 in the Santa Cruz Scholastic Surf League, tied at 261 points with the #2 team of SC Mountain, but a place behind after a 53-52 loss at Pleasure Point. http://www.scsurfleague.org/p/results.html Individual top finishers: Men’s Shortboard (MSB): Clay Johnson (5), Ryan Bair (8), Luca Padua (17), […]
PHOTO ESSAY / VIDEOs. The Oriental Lady was high and dry for the better part of a month. Pillar Point Deputy Harbor Master, Cary Smith, came with his crew at high tide and tried to twist and drag the keel out of the water. After 20 minutes it was not looking good as the tide […]
ARTICLE. The final comp of the regular season for the Surfin Cougars started in clean offshore conditions for the team round, blessed with cloudless skies and a fresh pulse of swell. Unfortunately, that didn’t last long and the tide drained out with the predictable result that it wreaked havoc with the organized swell, resulting in […]
LETTER from Sabrina. I have big news! Bill for equal pay for all athletes regardless of gender as a condition for approving a lease or permit for events held on California state land has been introduced. This week, Assembly Bill 467 was introduced in the California State Assembly by Assemblymember Tasha Boerner Horvath and was joint authored by […]
PHOTOS by Dan Stegnik. Yesterday, Dan took these pictures. In 2017, locals Dan and Thu-ha Nguyen spent a lot of time rappelling down the Montara cliffs to get the space where Richard Moss’s Hyundai Tiburon went over the cliff at low tides. They tried diving at high tides until the sand came in and hid the ocean […]
VIDEO. Slo-mo look at the wave on the biggest day of the 2016-2017 season.