August 2012

Sneak Peek: In This Issue

  • The Distant Shores

    A seven-part surf odyssey to the ends of the earth.

  • Chapter I: The Eddystone

    Tasmanian chargers find massive barrels in the shadow of an ancient rock spire.

  • Chapter II: The Frozen North

    Dane Gudauskas, Keith Malloy, and friends face snowy beaches and arctic winds in pursuit of Nordic waves.

  • Chapter III: Waterworld

    Danny Fuller slides into silence in Tahiti: A serene look at one of the world’s most violent waves.

  • Chapter IV: Slush Bay

    Cold-water exploration reaches illogical extremes when a frozen pointbreak is discovered deep in the Arctic.

  • Chapter V: The Celtic Front

    Kimball Taylor explores the emerald slabs of the Irish coastline.

  • Chapter VI: Newportlandia

    An examination of the inherent friction between surf ideals and metropolitan living.

  • Chapter VII: The Battle at Apocalypse

    In an aquatic Colosseum, a handful of surfers take on the unmakeable tubes of an infamous Indonesian reef pass.

  • After the Apocalypse

    Civilization has met its end, and your favorite surfers fall into a bloody struggle for survival on Oahu’s North Shore. Who will be the lone survivor?

  • What am I Doing Here Alone?

    The unbearable lightness of being Kepa Acero.

  • Golden Hour

    The Goodwin family is on the adventure of a lifetime, surfing around the world for a film project. But can a truly authentic moment be shared when the camera is always rolling?

  • Sirens

    Six waves that will keep you enamored until the end of your days.

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