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Malibu beach honored as World Surfing Reserve

October 11, 2010 12:05:42 AM PDT
Surfrider Beach in Malibu was designated as the first-ever World Surfing Reserve.Community members who are dedicated to surfing in Malibu will be responsible for implementing a plan to protect its environmental, cultural, social and economic benefits.

According to the L.A. Times, Malibu was selected from a list of more than 125 nominees.

Malibu's selection is the first in a series of World Surfing Reserves planned for coastlines around the world.