As you enter San Clemente from Dana Point driving along the oceanside El Camino Real (The King’s Road), things take a turn. If you turn on one of the many streets with signs indicating beach access, you may end up driving the equivalent of Disneyland’s Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride. With many twists and bends (including [...]
Pictured is one of OC’s most popular surfing spots at the Huntington Beach Pier
San Clemente, Calif.–When we ran the story about a uniuqe competition to build an eco-friendly pathway leading to Lower Trestles, a beloved and somewhat hidden surfing spot in Orange County, the project was every architecture student’s dream–create a walking path at a [...]
The public is invited to attend a week-long, three city competition that combines California’s (and Nevada’s) favorite sports into a new generation triathlon, Ultimate Boarder™. The ultimate athlete will be able to conquer the art of surfing, skateboarding and snowboarding in an event open to amateur and professional athletes for champion title, cash and prizes.
Few beach stairways provide such a feel as the richly-designed, luxury stairs at Grandview Beach in Encinitas (San Diego County, Calif.) The hub of beach action, surfers turn the stairways into a rush hour of motion, carrying surfboards up and down the stairs that provide access to beaches at the base of cliffs where houses [...]
California and surfboards belong together. There are many arguments over which city had surfing and enjoyed it first, but a general consensus confirms that California did not invent surfing. The West Coast of the U.S. mainland just happened to take to it kindly, and has never let the embers die in close to 100 years [...]
Oahu North Shore, Hawaii Events and Attractions
Premium extreme sports retailer, Volcom, has partnered with the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Hawaii to host its first ever ASP-sanctioned professional surfing event at the notorious Pipeline surf break on Oahu’s North Shore in 2010. The Volcom Pipeline Pro will kick off the 2010 professional surfing season with [...]
Did you know that there are 15 counties in California that front the Pacific Ocean with beaches? If you knew the answer to that question, could you also name the counties?
San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, Santa Cruz, San Mateo, San Francisco, Marin, Sonoma, Mendocino, Humboldt, and Del [...]
From the beaches of Doheny to Malibu, Manhattan, Huntington and Santa Cruz, everybody’s surfing now. But they had to learn how first. And that’s what this article is about.
Learning to surf in California requires a willingness to get wet, and even a little bit cold. The ocean temps range from a mid 50’s to mid- [...]
Pictured above is one of many Newport Beach, California jetties.
Some Long Beach residents wish its jetties would disappear so surfing waves could return and hit shore once again in a place that used to be a surfer’s mecca. Corona del Mar in Newport Beach was one of the hottest surfing spots on the California coast–but [...]
Surfing never looked so good! The colorful surf-themed paintings and well known logos of artist Hank Pitcher (such as his Mr. Zog’s Sex Wax design) have been seen by millions of people around the globe. Most just don’t know who is behind the picture. Now is your opportunity to solve the case of the Missing [...]