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Surfing

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  • Huntington soon to swell with surfing

    Huntington soon to swell with surfing
    The glow of the spotlight bathed two local favorites in a warm embrace a year ago. Whose turn will it be to shine center stage this time? The answer begins to reveal itself Saturday, the day the U.S. Open of Surfing gets underway at the Huntington...
  • U.S. Open of Surfing Events Schedule

    Today 7 a.m.: Venue opens 8 a.m.-7 p.m.: Festival Village open 8-11:27 a.m.: Men's Surf (round 4, heats 1-8) 8 a.m.-Noon: Open Skate (Public Park) 8 a.m.-7 p.m.: Nike, Inc. Retail Store open 10-11:30 a.m.: Surfers' Hall of Fame ceremony...
  • Cairns gets his due

    Cairns gets his due
    The U.S. Open of Surfing is heading into its final weekend at the Huntington Beach Pier. In the thick of it all is Ian "Kanga" Cairns, who many will tell you, was a key figure in bringing the famed contest to where it stands today. At 10 a.m. today,...
  • Surfer to cement history

    Surfer to cement history
    Things were quite different when Randy Lewis surfed for the first time 49 years ago. There was no video, no Internet, no media hoopla surrounding surfing, the way the sport is covered from all angles today, he said. Lewis is far from complaining. In...
  • Heats are on at the pier

    Things are beginning to really heat up at the Huntington Beach Pier. Today marks the stretch run for the U.S. Open of Surfing presented by Hurley, Nike 6.0 and Converse, a four-day blitz of sports and entertainment action that will culminate with...
  • Fignetti named Local Hero

    Judging from the tributes made by fellow surfers at his induction Thursday, Rick Fignetti has been a local hero for quite some time. Now, though, it's written in stone — literally. Fignetti, a 10-time West Coast Surfing Champion and owner of the...
  • Editorial: Give women one more boost

    Just double it once more, and we'll call it a day. When the festivities died down at this year's U.S. Open of Surfing, that was the thought that lingered in our minds. For the second straight year, the world-famous surfing competition proved to be a...
  • Surf notables to be honored at 2 induction ceremonies

    Surfing legends and others who have made an impact on the world of water sports will be honored during two ceremonies this week in Huntington Beach. The Surfing Walk of Fame will induct its 21st class at 10 a.m. Thursday in front of Jack's Surfboards off...
  • Filipe Toledo's aerial skills give him big win at U.S. Open of Surfing

    Filipe Toledo's aerial skills give him big win at U.S. Open of Surfing
    It took somebody special to knock Huntington Beach native Brett Simpson out of his hometown competition. Brazil's Filipe Toledo, one of the best aerial surfers in the world, made that clear by dominating the final for his first U.S. Open of Surfing...
  • Hobie Alter dies at 80; shaped Southern California surf culture

    Hobie Alter dies at 80; shaped Southern California surf culture
    When he was a young man, Hobie Alter had a clear vision of his future: He didn't want a job that would require hard-soled shoes, and he didn't want to work east of Pacific Coast Highway. He succeeded. The son of a second-generation orange grower,...