1971 Malibu AAAA


Tiger Makin, Jericho Poppler

Governing Body:

Western Surfing Association (WSA)


“AAAA’s at the ’Bu (Sponsored by SURFER & Hang Ten),” SURFER, Oct 1971

Ah yes, as we approached the Malibu Pier, motoring north on Pacific Coast Highway, our necks craned for a first glimpse of the famed Malibu surf. A bit disappointing. It had been 4 to 6 the previous day, but now it looks kinda windy. Three foot. Here comes a five-foot set.

And we were past, making a U-turn ready for a second run past the 'Bu. This time eyes strained for a parking place. We were lucky—after only three pas...