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  • Review: A modern Silk Road passes through OCMA's Pacific Rim show

    Review: A modern Silk Road passes through OCMA's Pacific Rim show
    More than 2,000 years ago, the Silk Road emerged as a network of flourishing trade routes between Asia and Europe, as well as parts of North and East Africa. Cultures crossfertilized. Civilizations prospered, others flamed out. Art recorded the complex...
  • Positions set for second half of Open

    Positions set for second half of Open
    About halfway through the second heat of the Women's competition at the Vans US Open of Surfing on Tuesday, Courtney Conlogue said a thought crossed her mind as she waited out the surf at the south side of the Huntington Beach Pier. "I had caught a...
  • Conlogue advances into Open quarterfinals

    Conlogue advances into Open quarterfinals
    Courtney Conlogue has her groove on at the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing. Just don't ask her how she's slipped into it. "I don't want to think about it....I don't want to jinx anything," said the 20-year-old, eyes smiling and with a light, rolling chuckle...
  • Muniz Mania, Brazilian wins US Open of Surfing

    Muniz Mania, Brazilian wins US Open of Surfing
    HUNTINGTON BEACH — A fantastic finish, an emotional victory, punctuated the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing Sunday. With big money and ratings points up for grabs during the nine-day event at the Huntington Beach Pier, it was Alejo Muniz of Brazil and...
  • Joe Surf: Women are the ones to watch at the US Open

    Joe Surf: Women are the ones to watch at the US Open
    More and more girls, young women and even not-so-young women are surfing these days, so it stands to reason that the professional women are on the rise as well. The US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach will have plenty of interesting storylines playing...
  • Pedaling around the world

    Pedaling around the world
    Cyclist Kate Crinion's tour of the world adventure brought her to Laguna Beach last week, where she stopped for a few days before heading down to San Diego. "I read a book about a retired school teacher, who was 58 years old, had never ridden a bike, was...
  • Fundraiser set for H.B. High's surf team

    Fundraiser set for H.B. High's surf team
    Thursday night promises to be an epic one at Huntington Beach High School. School's out for the summer but students and fans of surfing, along with boosters of the campus's surfing team, will catch a wave into the HBHS auditorium for a star-studded...
  • Joe Surf: Hundreds paddle out to remember Surfline.com founder

    A couple hundred people paddled out on the south side of the Huntington Beach Pier Sunday while hundreds more lined the pier or stood on the sand to honor Surfline.com founder Sean Collins, who died of a heart attack Dec. 26. Collins' two sons, Tyler and...
  • There will be no three-peat

    There will be no three-peat
    It's said that all good things must come to an end. Late Wednesday morning at the south side of the Huntington Beach Pier, Brett Simpson's two-year reign did just that. The Huntington Beach athlete was among the Men's Prime Draw, Round 1 heat...
  • 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...
  • Joe Surf: Jordy Smith shows potential to be the 'next Kelly Slater'

    There's a sports blog with a video clip on Yahoo! Sports titled "Jordy Smith pulls arguably the best surfing move ever." The move is called a "rodeo flip," and it's kind of a combination of a flip and a reverse 360. I know it's a sick move because...
  • Joe Surf: The saga of Kelly Slater's 11th win

    Kelly Slater is sooooo good… How good is he? Slater is so good that he won the Assn. of Surfing Professionals World Tour championship twice this year. In fact, he won it twice in one week! OK, that might not be so funny to those who work so...