"Kicking off the 21st volume of TSJ is a shot from the infamous swell of 1969 which, simply put, documents Waimea beyond maxed-out. A page turn later Ben Marcus reexamines the 1968 World Contest in Puerto Rico, followed shortly thereafter by the mysterious specter that is ghost shaper Robert “Redman” Manville. On the backside Bill Fury divulges the secret to Hendrix’s “Foxy Lady,” a Coast Guard chief gets flogged for hanging inside the surf zone too long, and we come to find out that board bags may just be for the birds."
The Surfer's Journal ia a cross between a soft-cover book and magazine. The Surfer’s Journal explores the complex relationship of man and wave, the sport’s rich history, colorful personalities, myriad adventures, and the many artful forms of expression that our unique surfing culture.
As a reader-supported surf publication, with just six sponsors in each 132-page issue, the content is almost all editorial. Surfer's Journal delves into topics that get little attention elsewhere, covering travel adventures, surfboard design, profiles of surfing’s most colorful subjects, and the choicest surf photography in every issue.
Frequency: Bi-Monthly; Each bi-monthly 132-page issue delivers 120 pages of editorial content.
Printing: Sheet-fed, square-bound, smythe sewn. Manufactured to standards established and monitored by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC Certified)
Supporters: Surfrider Foundation, Surfing Heritage Foundation, CA Surfing Museum
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