North Bay Surfer Has Close Encounter With Great White Shark Near Bodega BayWarning signs were posted at a Sonoma County beach Friday evening after one surfer's close encounter with a great white shark earlier in the week.
Non-Profit Group Teaches Veterans Therapy Of Surfing Ocean Waves In Santa CruzThere will be a few extra surfers in the water at Santa Cruz and Capitola this weekend as the organization Operation Surf teaches wounded veterans how to ride a wave.
Paralyzed Surfer Grateful, Optimistic 6 Months After Horrific AccidentA veteran Santa Cruz surfer who was paralyzed after a wave slammed him into a rocky cliff head-first is defying the odds, six months after the accident.
Marin High School Surfers Rescue 2 Swimmers From High Surf, Strong CurrentsFour Marin high school students rescued two swimmers struggling with high surf and a strong rip current on Friday afternoon off Rodeo Beach.
Big Wave Surfers Take On Towering Waves At MavericksWhile the official Mavericks big wave contest was postponed, the lure of a memorable ride at the legendary surf break with sets of 30-foot waves thundering toward the beach attracted dozens of surfers Monday.
Mavericks Surfing Competition Postponed Until January Due To Large WavesLate Sunday afternoon, the Mavericks organizers announced that waves would be too big Monday and postponed the anticipated surfing contest until at least January.
High Surf Warnings, Big Waves Lure Thrill-Seeking Surfers To Santa Cruz BeachesThe storm brought large and dangerous waves and high surf warnings to Bay Area beaches much to the delight of thrill-seeking surfers.
Female Big-Wave Surfers Celebrate Prize Money Equity PlanFemale surfers in California won a big battle for equal pay in the sport last week.
Surfing Declared To Be California's Official State SportThe new law declares surfing to be "an iconic California sport" and that the state is the heart of the surfboard building industry.
Santa Cruz Surfer Fights For Survival After Horrific Crash Into CliffA Santa Cruz surfer is fighting to survive after a frightening accident into a cliff left him with multiple injuries including a broken neck.
Surfers Enjoy Big Waves Off Coast Of Santa CruzThe forecast called for lots of big waves, and Mother Nature did not disappoint the surfers who gathered in Santa Cruz Tuesday.
Mavericks Fan Misses Big Wave Competition But Gets Something BetterThe Mavericks big wave surfing contest is on hold but one fan didn't learn that until he drove nine hours to see the competition. He's not disappointed, though.
Mavericks Big-Wave Surf Contest Gets Go-Ahead to Resume in New YearThe event previously known as Titans of Mavericks will now be called the Mavericks Challenge and will include women for the first time.
Santa Cruz Surfer Makes Board Using 10,000 Cigarette Butts A Santa Cruz surfer has won a recycled surfboard contest with an entry covered with 10,000 cigarette butts.
Canines Hang Ten At World Dog Surfing Championship In PacificaThe second annual World Dog Surfing Championship brought together the top dog surfers and their humans on Saturday in Pacifica.