The Malibu Surfrider Beach is one of the epicenters of surfing in California and probably the most famous surf break in mainland America. The legendary point break became a popular surf spot in the 1950s and 1960s with the rise of surfing as an all-year-round outdoor sport.
Surfrider Beach also played a critical role in the development of the sport over the decades. It’s a charismatic place with as many stories as the number of people who enjoyed it along the way. The first surfers to ride a wave at Malibu were Tom Blake and his friend Sam Reid in 1927. During World War II, Malibu was already the go-to surf spot for California wave riders. Today, it’s a popular surf destination for both retro and longboard enthusiasts, new school, and even tandem surfers.
Surfrider Beach is located 30 miles west of Los Angeles in the Malibu Lagoon, where the Malibu Creek meets the Pacific Ocean. The south-facing cobblestone spot can be found halfway between the Malibu Lagoon and the Malibu Pier… read more >