A look back at summer at the beach during the 1970s, presented by Getty Images.
A couple shows off their chopper bike near the water’s edge on Daytona Beach, Florida, circa 1970.Jean-yves Ruszniewski / Getty Images
Arnold Schwarzenegger admires the muscles of another bodybuilder at Muscle Beach in Los Angeles, 1977. Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images
A woman (left) roller-skates, and a group of girls (right) get ready for a skate, at Venice Beach, California, 1979. Getty Images
Rock band the Runaways pose for a portrait on the Los Angeles beach in 1976. From left: Cherie Currie, Joan Jett, Sandy West, Jackie Fox, and Lita Ford. Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images