When you travel around the world you meet many different types of people and cultures. The local people protect their territory from outsiders. So if you want to ride the best waves in the world you have to learn and earn the respect of the locals.
The first surf gang was called the Cito Rats founded in California around 1978.
After this many gangs have formed.Wolfpack (North shore) and the Bra boys (Maroubra, Australia) are the most famous ones.
Check out the BraBoys Documentary :
Article by Egil Hjelmeland