805 Surf News
Santa Barbara native and celebrated goofy-foot Bobby Martinez made some major waves in the professional surfing universe this past week with an expletive-charged public rant against the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP), the governing body of surfing’s World Tour. Read story.
Thursday, September 15, 2011
With thousands of spectators lining the beach, Montecito's Lakey Peterson placed second overall in the women's division of last week's U.S. Open of Surfing held in Huntington Beach. Read story.
Thursday, August 11, 2011
Jason Feist's J7 Surfboards is celebrating his relocation to the Funk Zone with a bash on Saturday. Read story.
Saturday, June 18, 2011
Martinez defeats Slater in Round 3 heat of Billabong Rio Pro. Read story.
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Bobby Martinez of Santa Barbara, California, USA narrowly edged- out Australia Matt Wilkinson to advance into Round 3 of the Billabong Rio Pro in Brasil on Wednesday May 18, 2011. Read story.
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Ground-breaking e-book tells tale of a Santa Barbara surfer who seeks swell and truth in the Middle East. Read story.
Thursday, March 3, 2011
4th Annual Surf Video Contest comes to S.B. this weekend. Read story.
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Sunny skies and solid swells for Rincon Classic. Read story.
Thursday, January 27, 2011
Surfers have a way of lavishing the word "legend" upon one another when an individual has performed well or achieved something noteworthy within the surfing community. Read story.
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
A certifiable pillar of Santa Barbara's ocean-loving heritage, Jeff White passed away this week after a long battle with multiple sclerosis. Read story.
Thursday, December 16, 2010
Travers Adler chronicles the first few days of the season's swell. Read story.
Thursday, November 18, 2010
All aboard The Union Express, the train-cruising, wave-riding cinematic adventure. Read story.
Monday, May 31, 2010
Pro surfer Will Tant and U.S. swimmer Jessica Hardy among participants. Read story.
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
After several weather-related false starts, the 27th Annual Rincon Classic surf contest was held last weekend with sunny skies and more than contestable shoulder- to occasional head-high surf at the fabled Queen of the Coast. Read story.
Thursday, March 18, 2010
South Coast surfers do some damage at the first ASP World Tour event of 2010. Read story.