Sneak Peek: In This Issue
A Long, Good Run
California’s wave drought ended with a flood of swell and perfect conditions.
In His Own Words
Gabriel Medina discusses language barriers, living up to expectations, and learning to keep a level head on surfing’s biggest stage.
Islands in the Pulse
Two different islands in the Pacific. One swell delivers perfection to both.
The Surfboard Microchip
Embedded microchips and stamped QR codes are connecting surfers with shapers.
The Hot 100 Issue
The definitive ranking of the world’s best young surfers.
the california spring
A south swell arrives with the turning of the seasons in California.