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Ricky Grigg, an oceanographer and big wave surfer with Santa Monica roots, has passed away. He was 77

News, Obituary, Santa Monica, Surfing, Ricky Grigg

Oceanographer And Surfer Ricky Grigg Succumbs To Pneumonia

Posted May. 31, 2014, 12:14 pm

Pneumonia has reportedly claimed the life of oceanographer and big-wave surfer Ricky Grigg, according to multiple news reports. He was 77. G...

A surf competition will be held this Saturday and Sunday in Santa Monica with local surfers such as Chloe Kleinman.

Samohi, Seven Days, Beach, Santa Monica, Surfing

Santa Monica Schools To Host Scholastic Surf Series Competition This Weekend

Posted Feb. 20, 2014, 8:45 am

Santa Monica's best young competitive surfers from Lincoln Middle School, John Adams Middle School, and Santa Monica High School will host the Scholastic Surf Series Competition this weekend.

The Santa Monica High School girls surf team pose next to Pier 28 in Santa Monica after ranking first place out of ten schools in Los Angeles/Santa Barbara region of the Scholastic Surf Series (SSS) for the 2012-2013 surf season.

Sports, Samohi, Santa Monica, Surfing

Vikings Surf In Oceanside Championship Surf Contest

Posted Apr. 23, 2013, 7:34 pm

The Samohi surf team found themselves locked inside the A-Frame as they geared up to participate in the Scholastic Surf Series (SSS) High School State Championship surf contest that lined up schools from every region in California from San Diego to Santa Cruz in a surfing competition at Oceanside Harbor that started Saturday and continued throughout the weekend. The Vikings had held the top ranking placing first place out of ten schools in Los Angeles/Santa Barbara region of the SSS for the 2012-2013 surf season prior to the event but fell to San Clemente and Santa Cruz in the Oceanside surf contest.

Surfer Garrett McNamara is nominated for three Billabong Awards, which will be held Friday night in Anaheim. McNamara spent Wednesday morning surfing with students from Lincoln Middle School and JAMS.

Sports, Santa Monica, Surfing

Record-Breaking Surfer Passes Through Santa Monica

Posted May. 3, 2012, 3:37 am

Garrett McNamara lives in the ocean. He does his best to protect it everyday. "Everything that happens on the land trickles into the ocean, ...

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