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

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KGO) -- 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.



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