French Surfing Video from the 1960's

Oct 04, 2013

The Quicksilver Pro Surfing Competition that concluded today in Southern France got us thinking again about Basque Country and its amazing surf culture.  This video from the 60's set in Biarritz shows us how the French do surfing.  Where else could you find impeccable dressed men and women strolling along the promenade, drinking rose wine and wearing berets?   And of course, there's the vintage surfing footage that's set against the stunning natural backdrop of the Cotes des Basques...

Video source: French Revolution: 1968 from ENCYCLOPEDIA of SURFING videos.