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Three years ago, Quentin Derrick was eating clams at a beach-side restaurant in Da Nang. As he gazed east at the South China Sea, he couldn't believe what was rolling in. Derrick has lived in Vietnam for eight years and surfed a good part of the...
Well into his 70s, Terry Martin could be found most days in his Dana Point workshop sanding blocks of polyurethane foam into precision-shaped surfboards. With his big white beard and barrel chest, Martin looked like Santa riding out a blizzard of swirling...
Tags: Obituaries, Skin Cancer, Sports
For many people, only a couple of ingredients are needed for the perfect summer vacation: soft, warm sand and refreshing cool water. The combination can be found across America, from small ponds to sprawling oceans. This summer, destinations from coast to...
Tags: Jimmy Buffett, Outer Banks, Fishing, Restaurants, Beaches
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterHear that? That dull roar, like the sound from inside a shell? That might be the Orange County coastline calling you — 42 miles of beach and beach towns, give or take, from San Clemente to Seal Beach. Follow the advice here, and this coastline...
From Pavones, one of the longest left-hand waves in the world, to Witches Rock, a 12-foot-high, 300-yard-long wave featured in "Endless Summer," Costa Rica has some of the best surfing known to humanity. And if none of that registers with you, don't...
It has been a week of confessions for me. First I came clean on my Soundboard music blog that I was utterly sick of enduring 1980s pop-star soap-opera heartthrob Rick Springfield, then followed that with the equally stunning admission that I really liked...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Kelly Slater, Sports, NASA, Travel
All The RageThe 34th annual Venice Art Walk & Auctions kicks off April 27 with a surf & skate auction featuring one-of-a-kind skate decks and customized surf boards. The event is part of an annual fundraiser for the Venice Family Clinic....
Larry Stevenson, a Venice Beach lifeguard who helped popularize skateboarding in the early 1960s by marketing his Makaha boards to riders eager to essentially surf on land, has died. He was 81. Stevenson, who had Parkinson's disease, died Sunday at Santa...
Surfers are territorial, and surf shops are not much different. So when Laguna Surf and Sport woke up one recent morning to find surf veteran Rip Curl setting up shop directly across the street, it was like the proverbial drop in. "We were surprised,"...
Q13 Fox News OnlineFour seal pups that made a surfboard home in the Puget Sound have become video stars. Windsurfer Ethan Janson shot the video of four harbor seal pups that began hanging out on his surfboard in the Puget Sound off Burien, about 11 miles south of Seattle,...
This week I am going to use a surfing analogy to explain my harbor observations. I hung my surfboard up years ago because I never was very good at surfing. For those of you who do not surf, a set is a group of three waves. Sometimes sets hit the beach...
Tags: Sports, Hyperthermia, Rentals
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