Taylor Knox

Surfers riding the waves of fitness

Surfers riding the waves of fitness

COAST CITIES — Become a better surfer and avoid injury by training on land? It was a foreign, even out-there idea a decade ago.

Endless summer

Endless summer

North County beaches saw larger than normal surf over the past few days resulting from a series of storms in the South Pacific and also from Tropical Storm Ileana.

For Knox, love of surf wasn’t a choice

For Knox, love of surf wasn’t a choice

CARLSBAD — Drawn to surfing simply from his proximity to the ocean, Carlsbad resident and professional surfer Taylor Knox said he had no choice when it came to finding himself paddling out into the waves. 

‘New era’ of fitness helping to extend athletes’ careers

‘New era’ of fitness helping to extend athletes’ careers

COAST CITIES — While the list of professional athletes playing past the average retirement age of 33 may contain a few exceptional examples, not only in organized sports but in extreme sports also, it appears that list is expected to grow in the years to come. 

High surf brings out the pros, warnings

High surf brings out the pros, warnings

COASTAL CITIES — The National Weather Service has issued a high-surf warning along west facing beaches through Saturday, with the possibility of minor coastal flooding in low lying areas during the morning high tides Friday and Saturday. The large swell originated from the central North Pacific and will continue through Saturday afternoon. Officials are warning […]