May 2009

Sneak Peek: In This Issue

  • SURFER PROFILE: CARISSA MOORE

    At just 16, Carissa Moore has shattered records, nabbed unprecedented sponsorship deals, and been saddled with lofty world title expectations. But how’s the sweetest girl in surfing holding up under the burden of her yet-to-be-realized potential? Janna Irons explores.

  • NORTH ATLANTIC WINTER

    Northeastern surf photographers Brian Nevins and Nick LaVecchia spent their winters chasing storms around the icy North Atlantic, from the snowy shores of New Hampshire to the wind-blown coast of Ireland. We bring their work and their voices.

  • ELEPHANT GUN PROJECT

    What would you do if your phone rang one day and there was a reclusive legend on the line who wanted to hand-shape you a custom big-wave gun? Derek Dunfee recently found out—and chronicled his unexpected, but enlightening, 22-month odyssey with Pat Curren.

  • EXPOSURE

    It’s like the best session ever, but for your eyes. Fourteen pages of stunning surf photography.

  • THE RUM DIARY

    Machetes, rum, and Soup Bowls…all the makings for a surf trip worth writing about.

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