February 2011

Sneak Peek: In This Issue

  • Death and Glory

    Matt Warshaw describes the shattering end of the greatest rivalry in surfing history.

  • The SURFER Interview: Kelly Slater

    The 10-time world champion talks with SURFER just before the biggest win of his career.

  • Rainbow’s End

    Sean Doherty takes us through the most tumultuous four days in surfing history, as one hero falls and the other achieves immortality in Puerto Rico.

  • The AI Swell

    Pipeline turned nearly perfect the day after Andy Iron’s memorial on Kauai, allowing friends to celebrate his life in the barrels that he loved.

  • Three Days of Mourning

    Janna Irons recounts her experience in Kauai as the tiny island community comes together to remember its favorite son.

  • The 2011 Surfboard Buyer’s Guide

    Absolutely everything you need to know to pick your next stick.

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