ICON | Frieda Zamba

Photo of three-time world champion Frieda Zamba surfing the O.P. Pro at Huntington Beach by Mike Mullen, 1987.

"[The first time I surfed] was summertime in Flagler. I was watching the local surfers and thinking how much fun it looked. I saw a girl I knew learning how to surf and she let me catch a wave. I rode it all the way to the sand. Boy was she mad." —Freida Zamba