1958 Makaha International Surfing Championships


Peter Cole, Marge Calhoun, Rabbit Kekai, Heidi Stevens

Governing Body:

Waikiki Surf Club


"2 Californians Cop Surf Titles," by Carl Machado, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Dec 1, 1958

Those who claim Hawaii to be the surfing center of the world were surprised in the International Surfing; Championships yesterday at Makaha Beach when Californians won both the men’s and women’s surfing titles.

The largest single-day crowd in the history of the event, an estimated 15,000 fans, witnessed yesterday's finals in which the upsets were registered.

Peter Cole, from Malibu, and Marge Calhoun fro...