Surge in surfers leads to more violence on the waves

Salkever, Alex
February 1999
Christian Science Monitor;2/22/99, Vol. 91 Issue 59, p2
Reports that surf violence and `localism,' harassment of surfers by other surfers jealously guarding their beaches, has become a serious issue along United States coasts. The increasing number of surfers seen as the major reason for the tension; The chaos on the beaches due to overcrowding and the popularity of other ocean sports; Efforts to end such violence.


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