Kemp Aaberg

Los Angeles, 1964

It’s so much fun to do, and makes you feel so good. Nothing makes you feel better.

All quotes below are from “Malibu: of Characters and Waves,” which ran unattributed in the November 1964 issue of Surf Guide.

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The explosion had to come. What happened was that a new game had been discovered—a new entertainment, a new recreational device, a new economic device. Once surfing was discovered you certainly couldn’t expect Malibu to be saved from the explosion. I bet all this would have happened without the movies and without half the publicity, just beca...