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.
In this, SURFER’s golden-anniversary year, we took on the task of compiling a list of the 50 best surfers…ever. Instead of forcing our opinion on you, we let the experts (pro surfers, photographers, filmmakers, journalists, captains of the industry, and the legends themselves) cast votes to determine the list. But we didn’t stop there. After the rankings were determined, we got the greats to discuss each other. The results are insightful, funny, poignant, and, at times, surprising.
Goofy-Footers Rob Machado and Clay Marzo score left-point perfection on a recent four-day, 700-mile whirlwind Peruvian surf expedition. Photographer Todd Glaser came along to document the experience. What they brought back will make lovers of lefts drool.
Despite freezing winter temps and battering North Atlantic storm systems, Ireland’s big-wave surf scene is thriving. Rusty Long flew across the Pond to sample the fare with the Green Isle’s new crop of big-wave chargers and reports back on what he found.
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