April 2010

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.

  • WESTERN LIGHT

    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.

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