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  • Joe Surf: Newport surfer rising

    Chase Wilson, welcome to the big time. While Wilson's rise in the ranks in the Assn. of Surfing Professionals' Juniors events is no secret, he took a major step last weekend just a few miles north of his Newport Beach home in the ASP Vans Pier Classic on...
  • Softball registration wraps up Saturday

    Registration for South Huntington Beach Girls Fastpitch Softball is available online through Saturday at http://www.shbgfs.org. The league is an Amateur Softball Assn. recreational softball league for girls ages 5 to 14. * Katin surf contest starts in...
  • Katin surf contest opens Friday

    The Katin Pro/Am Team Challenge will run for two days starting Friday at the north side of the Huntington Beach Pier. The event will combine elements of team and traditional surfing competition formats and champions will be decided in team and...
  • Joe Surf: Collins made huge impact on surfing industry

    Surfline has planned a paddleout to honor its founder and one of the most influential surfers in the history of the sport, Sean Collins, at 11 a.m. Sunday on the south side of the Huntington Beach Pier. Collins, 59, passed away after suffering a heart...
  • Joe Surf: Group of title hopefuls named

    Now that the 2011 Assn. of Surfing Professionals World Tour is complete — in case you've been in a coma, Kelly Slater won his 11th World Tour crown — the ASP has named the 34 competitors for next year's ASP World Tour title: 1. Kelly Slater...
  • Locals take runner-up honors

    The North Huntington Beach Soccer girls' Under-10 team earned a second-place finish in the 2011 Coast Soccer League's Silver Central division. The team began the season with two losses but rallied to win all but one of its remaining games in the season....
  • Surfing star Slater to get key to city

    Surfer Kelly Slater may hail from Florida, but if he ever had any doubt that he's welcome in Huntington Beach, he'll know for sure Tuesday. That evening, Mayor Joe Carchio plans to present the 10-time world champion with the Key to Surf City....
  • Joe Surf: Kneeboarder has remarkable win after injury

    We've all heard the sports phrase "playing hurt." Huntington Beach's Tom Backer has taken it to a new level. Backer, 48, finished in second place in the open division of the 2012 Kneeboard Surfing USA Titles finals last week on the south side of the...
  • Joe Surf: Laguna's Pribram intervening in Windy City surfer arrest

    "Surfing is not a crime." That's what 11-time Assn. of Surfing Professionals champ Kelly Slater tweeted when he found out last month that 40-year-old Rex Flodstrom was arrested by Chicago police for — wait for it — surfing off the shores of...
  • Joe Surf: Balancing school and the board

    Pro surfing and school don't mix. At least not the kind of school that requires its students to show up on time, spend most of the day in a classroom and then go home and do homework into the afternoon and evening. That's why so many up-and-coming...
  • City Lights: Slater handles himself like a pro

    I got to be a celebrity once, kind of. It wasn't at Barnes & Noble or the Academy Awards or anything like that, but at Girls Inc. of Orange County. I had covered a few stories there as the Daily Pilot's education reporter, and when I arrived to write...
  • City Lights: Al, like other celebrities, isn't that weird

    City Lights: Al, like other celebrities, isn't that weird
    As I've noted before, I don't get awed by meeting celebrities. Over the years, I've encountered Rainn Wilson, Giada de Laurentiis, Gillian Welch, Kelly Slater and a slew of others, and the feeling is always the same: a second or two of giddiness, followed...