The Tam News

Surf’s Up

Surf's Up

By Max Tripp

December 14, 2018

  Senior Rex Hill won his first National Scholastic Surfing Association (NSSA) competition on the weekend of September 22 in Santa Cruz, landing him sponsorships with Proof Lab and Rip Curl, two big surfing apparel companies. “I focused on every wave and just tried to take it heat by hea...

Tam Students Take On Mavericks

Junior Mac Castaneda rides a massive wave at Ocean Beach in January.

By Ava Finn, Ava Finn, Ava Finn, and Ava Finn

February 2, 2018

Three Tam students surfed Mavericks, the notorious 25- to 30-foot break located north of Half Moon Bay, on January 11. Junior Mac Castaneda, junior River Galland, and senior and Tam News reporter Jacob Swergold trained for years before heading down to Mavericks. Even though January 11 was one of...

Surfing for Sanity

Surfing for Sanity

By Jacob Swergold

March 31, 2017

I’m an addict and I’m not ashamed to admit it. The first thing I do every morning is check’s Ocean Beach Cam. For most of the year Ocean Beach is inconsistent at best, with infrequent swells and unfavorable winds. During the winter however, it comes alive. The cold air inland of...