What is surf localism?
Published: Fri, 09 Jun 2017 10:14:23 +0000
Source: www.surfertoday.com | View Original
Surf localism is an aggressive behavior commonly seen in the most crowd surf spots on the planet.
When the ancient Hawaiians introduced surfing to the world, it was kind of like the birth of money - it made some people hungry, greedy, and powerful while leaving the majority, thirsty, needy, and destitute.
Before California made surfing mainstream in the 1960s, surf itself was a quiet, and hyper-local sport. After all, it's one of the few sports that is mainly dictated by one's geographical location.