1961 West Coast Surfing Championships

Ron Sizemore, Linda Benson, Butch Linden, Hobie Alter and Laurie Hoover, Dave Rochlen
Governing Body:
City of Huntington Beach

"Contests and Clubs," SURFER Magazine, Winter 1961 Huntington Beach did it again as the third annual West Coast Surfing Championships proved a rousing success before a crowd of some 20-25 thousand. For the third year in a row the contest was graced by better thanaveragee waves over the weekend. Saturday morning was biggest with the early heats seeing a lot of wild pier action. A high-tide lull se...

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