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Do Californians take their surfing seriously? Consider this: In August 2018, the state assembly voted overwhelmingly to enshrine surfing as the state’s official sport, and a brand-new holiday was created too: September 20 is California Surfing Day. From the balmy shores of San Diego to the chilly waters of Northern California, the Golden State’s coastline offers the allure of perfect waves for every type of surfer. Consider taking a lesson from a pro or just watch from the beach—it’s totally epic. 

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