1971 Makaha International Surfing Championships


becky benson, paul akiu, Mark sedlack, larry bertlemann, leroy ah choy, blanche benson

Governing Body:

Waikiki Surf Club


"350 to Ride in Makaha," Honolulu Advertiser, Dec 16, 1971

The 19th annual International Surfing Championships will go off at Makaha Saturday morning and run through Dec. 26.

Competition will be held in men, women, juniors, tandem and bodysurfing, and will feature amateur surfers from Japan as well as the best from the United States.

The highlights of the meet will probably come Saturday night when surfers will compete under the rays of huge searchlights.

About 350 surfboard riders have e...