In this installment of the award-winning documentary series Bay Area Revelations, NBC takes you to three main areas that attract people from all over the world: San Francisco’s Ocean Beach, Mavericks in Half Moon Bay, and the World Surfing Reserve in Santa Cruz.Two of our illustrious SCLU members are featured in interviews: Club President Jane McKenzie and Historian Kim Stoner. Originally aired on April 10, 2020 on NBC Bay Area.
Cowell Beach, Santa Cruz
November 23, 2019 By today's standards 1936 Santa Cruz was a different place and surfing was more of a novelty than a sport like it is today. But a handful of young men who valued surfing formed the Santa Cruz Surfing Club and rented an abandoned hamburger stand near Cowell Beach to be used as their clubhouse. More than eight decades later the clubhouse is gone but the waves continue to roll into Cowell Beach and another group of young men, realizing