politics and surfing

2010 SURFER survey: 30% of readers said they were "middle of the road," 25% said liberal, 17% said conservative, 24% said "politics don't interest me." Surfing and politics intersected for the first time in the early 1960s, as Southern California beach communities—responding to the injury risk posed by mixing board-riders and swimmers, and to counter a perceived threat from "surf hooliganism"—beg...

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