Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

Arts and Entertainment

Waves Gone Wild: US Open Of Surfing Takes Over Huntington Beach

Photo by jeer in the box via LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr
Today on Giving Tuesday, LAist needs your support.
Today, your donation to LAist will be matched dollar for dollar. Your tax-deductible gift that powers our reporters and keeps us independent will be felt twice as strong today, so don't delay!

Opening weekend of the Nike U.S. Open of Surfing paddled off to a wild start in Huntington Beach with crowd density and traffic usually reserved for finals weekend, according to the Orange County Beach Blog.

Five O.C. Juniors made it into the quarterfinals and Courtney Conlogue of Santa Ana was the first woman to compete Monday morning on the women’s World Tour. You've got the next seven days to partake in the sandy action, hear some bands (Jimmy Eat World, the Sound, MGMT) starting on Thursday. Check out a week's worth of events and follow the competition results here.

For surfing action in LA county, here's a new list from CBS Local of their Top 5 Surf Spots.