Surfing is officially California's state sport

Posted: 3:34 PM, Aug 20, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-21 16:26:10-04
Surfing is officially California's state sport

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KGTV) -- As of Monday afternoon, the state of California has an official sport, surfing.

Governor Jerry Brown Monday signed the legislation, known assembly bill 1782, making surfing California’s officials sport.

The news was tweeted out by Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi , who is one of the sponsors of the bill.

RELATED: Top surfing spots in San Diego County

According to Muratsuchi, surfing generated more than $6 billion in annual retail and sales for the state.

With the news, you may be wondering where to catch some waves. Check out the list below for San Diego County's best surf spots: