The Archivist: It’s Personal

Meet a few of surfing’s defining participants, in all their depth.

Light / Dark

People. TSJ’s deepest category benefits from over three decades of exploration. The founders, travelers, and inventors. The talents, the shapers, the underground. From dirts to industry captains, shadow lurkers to peacocks, the Journal has continually ferreted out the most resonant stories in the game. No hats-off to us: it’s easy if you try. Just be open-minded, endlessly curious, and toggle the “mute” button for pop bullshit. Lifers only. Newbs apply elsewhere. Here’s a taste.