Sneak Peek: In This Issue
SURFER PROFILE: JEFF JOHNSON
Surfer, adventurer, North shore lifeguard, writer, mountaineer…flight attendant? Jeff Johnson’s resume could just qualify him to be the superhero of everyman surfers. Steve Barilotti followed Jeff a 5,000-mile Chilean quest and recounts his tale.
SCOTTISH DEPTH, VIKING SOUL
The Orkney Islands are so far off surfing’s radar, even surf-starved Scots don’t venture there, but an intrepid crew of Americans braved the wind, rain, and whiskey to get a peek at the crags of distant Britain. Michael Kew documented the journey.
From early-morning sunrise barrels to the backlit glow of an evening glass-off, a photo essay cast in the crisp, golden light that West Coast surfers know and love.
SURFING WITH SLATER
The greatest surfer of all time has signed on to be your personal surf coach. Check out Kelly Slater’s interactive feature.
2010 ASP TOP 45 PREVIEW
With the 2010 World Tour set to kick off, we gathered SURFER Pundits Sunny Garcia, Shea Lopez, Mike Parsons, Pat O’Connell, and Luke Egan for a candid and exclusive preview of the year ahead.
the green wave
Will the eco-friendly surfboard expand beyond the niche market?