July 25, 2014; 8:23 PM ET
As thousands flock to Los Angeles for the 2014 Vans US Open of Surfing this weekend, the weather will cooperate with plenty of sunshine and slightly higher-than-average temperatures. more >
Rises at 5:59 AM with 14:00 of sunlight, then sets at 7:59 PM
Rises at 5:02 AM with 14:00 of moolight, then sets at 7:02 PM
Dec 5, 2012; 5:00 AM ET Now that it's cold enough to hit the slopes, you may want to look more closely at what materials your winter sports gear is made of. As it turns out, not all waterproofing is created equal.