Revised and expanded 2nd edition available now! San Onofre: Memories of a Legendary Surfing Beach is a landmark achievement in the study of surfing history and culture from its origins in Polynesia, Peru, and Africa, to the role that San Onofre played in molding California surf culture. San Onofre is the story of California surf culture as seen through the eyes of the surfers at San Onofre Surf Beach. Pioneer surfers tell their own story of the Golden Age of Surfing and illustrate their tales with never-before-seen vintage photographs from their own family albums. From the earliest accounts of surfing through 2020, San Onofre is the most comprehensive history of surfing culture ever written.