San Francisco will forever sit as a key location in the history of surfing after Kelly Slater won an unprecedented 11th world title Wednesday at the Rip Curl Pro Search surf contest at Ocean Beach.
Kelly Slater could secure his 11th world title today at the Rip Curl Pro Search surf contest at Ocean Beach, the first major San Francisco surf contest.
Dia de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, is a Mesoamerican holiday that celebrates ancestors and honors the cycle of life and death. Traditional Mexican celebrations include gatherings in local cemeteries with food and music, and handmade altars created to remember and honor ancestors.
With good weather and a decent swell, it looks like the Rip Curl Pro Search surf contest at Ocean Beach, San Francisco’s first major pro surf contest, will begin early Tuesday morning.
The Bay Area has experienced a few good shakes recently, with earthquakes in the East Bay and Sierra Foothills. Luckily, they didn’t appear to damage much more than the nerves of the people who experienced them. While earthquakes are unpredictable, there are several ways to prepare for ‘the big one.’
With thirty-six of the word’s best surfers descending on the north stretch of Ocean Beach for the Rip Curl Pro Search surf contest—the first major San Francisco surf contest—the City becomes the unlikely focal point of the professional surfing industry Nov. 1-12.