California governor signs bill into law making surfing the state's official sport

EMBED </>More Videos

Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill Monday making surfing the official sport of California.

Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill Monday making surfing the official sport of California.

Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi, the bill's sponsor, sent a tweet writing, "surfing in CA has a rich history and culture. It attracts people from all around the world and generates over $6b in annual retail sales for the state."


Surfing has been part of California's culture for more than 100 years.
Related Topics:
sportsjerry brownsurfingbeachesculturehistorybusinessCalifornia
(Copyright ©2018 KGO-TV. All Rights Reserved.)