Sneak Peek: In This Issue
The seven scariest moments of Bruce Irons’ Life.
Your Brain on Fear
How surfing Mavericks is a triumph of the modern brain.
The Surfer Interview
Mark Mathews on the things that scare him more than heaving barrels ever could.
Notes from an era-defining day at Cloudbreak.
With their Pro Junior careers behind them and uncertainty ahead, four young surfers retreat to Costa Rica.
How wipeouts have helped shape the evolution of surfing.
The Gaza Surf Club
The troubled times of an unlikely surf community.
Ryan Burch on how the best board you’ve ever ridden might come from your own two hands.
nominees: best short
The best webclips of the year.