Recreation: Surfs Up!

Bleached-blond Boy with bangs meets beach-bound Girl with bikini. They stow their surfboards in his "woodie" (a vintage paneled station wagon) and take off for Malibu. En route, a transistor radio beats out the tune that has been topping the charts nationwide, Jan and Dean's Surf City:

They say they never roll the streets up 'Cause there's always something going . . . You know they're either out surfing Or they got a party growing!

Like skiing, surfing was until recently the private passion of a few bronzed daredevils. But in the...

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