Fifty Years Of SURFER: A Tribute To Ron Stoner

| posted on July 22, 2010

In coordination with SURFER’s fifty year anniversary and as part of its mission to preserve and archive, the Surfing Heritage Foundation has been working with SURFER Magazine to protect the sport’s most important collection of surf photography. Starting with the Ron Stoner images, the Foundation has been digitally scanning, color correcting and meta-tagging all of Ron’s old transparencies. The work, done in house by SHF Photo Editor Steve Wilkings, includes replacing old mounts and cross-referencing the images for easier retrieval.

It’s been a time consuming and expensive process, supported by SURFER and largely by SHF member donations. The images are remarkable and will help the Foundation produce exhibits and save the images in perpetuity. We hope you enjoy some of these Ron Stoner digital scans.

Be on the lookout for more classic material both online and in print as SURFER will be celebrating its fiftieth year documenting the world of surf.

For more information on The Surfing Heritage Foundation, click below

  • blair

    Is it possible to purchase prints?

  • http://www.olasinternational Coqui Aramburu

    Love to have some clasic pictures of Ron Stoner he is a representative of Years of Glory in Surfing History.

  • Whamo

    It’s fitting you have a photo of Ron Stoner at Riviera. He and his roommate, Steve Kroll, used to hang there.

  • http://Stoner james Watts

    How do you get the t-shirts from the 12 different shots?

  • Frank Leonard

    Where on your website can I find the Ron Stoner Collection t-shirts you advertised to be available monthly beginning Jan. 1, 2012? I cannot find them anywhere! I have called twice and nobody knows what I’m talking about !

  • tom crowley

    I would also like to know how to get the Stoner tees. I saw it in the mag can’t find it on the site. Do I assume 200 shirts sell out a few minutes after midnight on the first of the month?

  • Cory

    I’m looking for those Ron Stoner limited-edition T-shirts. Where do I find them? I tried searching everywhere…. What key words do I search with?

  • knox

    how do we get t-shirts?

  • Joe

    Where can I buy these T-shirts? Or is this just a tease, a way to let your customers know that you have no respect for their business?
    That blade cuts both ways, you know, Surfer Mag.

  • Chris Clodfelter

    Where are the t-shirts man?