Catalina Classic Paddleboard Race Commemorative Photo

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To promote Sunday’s Catalina Classic Paddleboard Race, from Catalina Island to the Manhattan Beach pier, local paddlers gathered at the Manhattan pier Monday morning for a restaging of a classic April 1987 photo of the South Bay’s then hottest surfers. Paddler Doug Weems (second from left in Monday’s photo) also appears in the early photo (third from left). Both photos …






1st ANNUAL SPROCKLANDER – AUGUST 29 – WATERMANS

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Join us for a celebration of fun, sun and friendship Saturday August 29, 2015, 2:00 PM Watermans Safe House- 22 Pier Avenue, Hermosa Beach CA 90254 FEATURING: DJ RONNIE BRULAND + SPECIAL LIVE PERFORMANCE BY ED QUINN’S MAD THEORY $10 Cover Donation at door 1st Bud Light/Monster Slushie is FREE Special Hats & Coozies Available Bud Light & Monster Energy …






Jimmy Miller Foundation Featured On ABC 7 News

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On Wednesday, July 1, ABC 7 News visited our Ocean Therapy Session in Manhattan Beach with the Military Women In Need Group. We had perfect conditions, volunteers from all over the country, lunches provided by National Charity League, and our great instructors from Camp Surfsurf. It was a perfect way to get ready to celebrate our country on the 4th …






Surf pounds healing into wounded Marines at Camp Pendleton

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Chief Warrant Officer (Ret) Shawn Dunn stood off to the side, in the sand at Camp Pendleton, big arms folded across his barrel chest. He was listening to a briefing being given Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation surf coaches. The mostly South Bay surfers, including Jimmy’s brother Jeff and board members Mark Gerold, Chris Brown, and Andy Dellenbach, make the two …






Lt. Gen. John Toolan Jr.

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Lt. Gen. John Toolan Jr. is one of the few Marine officers who beams broadly in one of his official portraits. Toolan doesn’t have to try to look tough. The new commanding general of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force headquartered at Camp Pendleton speaks in a low, gravelly voice. He stands well over six feet tall, with a sinewy build …






High-Intensity Sports for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Depression

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Feasibility Study of Ocean Therapy With Veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom by Carly M. Rogers, Trudy Mallinson, Dominique Peppers In this study, we conducted a pretest–posttest investigation of a sports-oriented occupational therapy in- tervention using surfing in an experiential, skills-based program to support veterans with symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in their transition to civilian …