Surfing

Kelly Slater is carried from the water after winning the 2011 ASP Men's World Title by winning his heat in round three of the Rip Curl Pro Search on November 2, 2011 in San Francisco. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Slater Wins 11th Surfing Title At SF Ocean Beach Contest

Surfing legend Kelly Slater clinched his record 11th world championship during Wednesday’s competition at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach.

11/02/2011

shark, fin,

Pro Surfer At San Francisco Event Withdraws After Seeing Large Shark

A professional surfer competing in a contest at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach left the water in the middle of a heat after saying he saw a large shark.

11/01/2011

Kelly Slater rides a wave. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Elite Surfers Set To Compete At SF’s Ocean Beach

Surf legend Kelly Slater will be among those competing in the Rip Curl Pro Search San Francisco. The contest window opens Tuesday and closes Nov. 12.

10/31/2011

Chris Bertish of South Africa, surfs a giant wave during the final heat of the Mavericks surf contest Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010, in Half Moon Bay. Bertish won the tournament. (AP)

With New Permit, Mavericks Surf Contest Avoids Wipeout

Just when it looked like the Mavericks surf contest had suffered its final bad break, a new wave of cooperation has surfers looking to the horizon.

09/22/2011

jet ski

San Mateo May Lift Jet Ski Ban At Mavericks

San Mateo County officials may be close to doing away with a controversial ban on jet skis at the Mavericks surfing spot.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/09/2011

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (AP)

Schwarzenegger Son Severely Hurt In Surfing Accident

The youngest son of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver is recovering in a hospital after a body-boarding accident at a Malibu beach.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/22/2011

Santa Cruz Surfing Museum (photo courtesy Santa Cruz Surfing Museum)

Santa Cruz Surfing Museum Turns 25

The Santa Cruz Surfing Museum has turned 25 just a few years after nearly closing due to budget cuts.

CBS San Francisco–05/28/2011

Surfer catches a wave at Ocean Beach, San Francisco (AP)

Pro Surf Competition Coming To San Francisco’s Ocean Beach

The world’s best surfers will be hitting the waves at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach this fall, site of a pro surfing competition for the first time in over a decade.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/26/2011

U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner speaks at the Commonwealth Club of California on October 18, 2010 in Palo Alto. Secretary Geithner discussed the Obama adminstration's economic priorities during an hour-long conversation with the Commonwealth Club of California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Treasury Secretary Takes Family Surfing Off Half Moon Bay

Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and his son rode waves off Half Moon Bay on Wednesday, while Geithner’s daughter received surf lessons.

CBS San Francisco–04/21/2011

Surfers ride wave during Mavericks Surf Competition, Half Moon Bay. (AP)

Mavericks Surf Competition Loses Sponsor; Future In Doubt

Barracuda Networks has pulled out, reportedly amid tension with members of the Half Moon Bay Surf Group over how to produce the event.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/19/2011

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