Known as "the bible of the sport," SURFER Magazine has been the foremost authority on surf culture since its founding in 1960. Every issue is packed with award-winning photography, provocative interviews, and travel features to the world's most exotic surf locales.
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.
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.
The greatest surfer of all time has signed on to be your personal surf coach. Check out Kelly Slater’s interactive feature.
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.