Mike Purpus, Margo Godfrey
Western Surfing Association (WSA)
"Surfers Don't Mind Paying for Good Area," Don Murray, LA Times, Oct 3, 1969
Last weekend more than 100 top-ranking surfers paid a $10 fee to enter an invitational meet at Malibu Surfrider Beach—proof that surfers are willing to pay for the pleasure of surfing one of the best spots on the coast in uncrowded conditions.
The event differed only slightly from the standard Western Surfing Association, contest formula, but Richard Wilken, boardbuilder and sponsor of the event, said future contes...