Legend and Surf Photography Icon, Leroy Grannis, Passes Away at 93
June 29, 2011
The surfing community suffered a great loss this February when surfer and renowned photographer, Leroy Grannis, passed away at age 93. A Hermosa Beach local, Grannis was inducted into both the Surfing Walk of Fame and the International Surfing Hall of Fame and went on to co-found International Surfing, now known as Surfing Magazine. This past weekend we traveled back to our roots in Hermosa Beach to celebrate his life, legacy and contribution to surfing.
It was a great night at Bing Surf Shop on Saturday, June 22nd! We released the latest Bing longboard model designed by Israel Preciado and Matt Calvani. Free margaritas with Suerte Tequila were flowing, as well as $5 Dinner plates full of delicious El Nopalito tacos. Movies and music were playing in the Coffee courtyard from 6pm - 9pm. Check out the video and some photos from the night. For more information about the Izzy Rider Model, click here. For now you have a chance to enter to win a Izzy Rider by purchasing a $10.00 ticket, with part of the proceeds going to TheraSurf.
Bing Rider Will Allen in a short video by Cameron Nelligan titled 'Sleeping Tacos'. Will is riding a 9'9" Bing BN Lightweight. The BN Lightweight Model is a lighter weight version of the Original Bing Noserider.