Current Issue:

33.1

On the cover: Aussie mongrel and TSJ 33.1 profile subject Harry Bryant leaves one of his distinctive animal tracks in North Africa. Photograph by Thomas Robinson.

Other lines in the issue include an arbiter’s subjective ranking of 100 postmodern wave riders, a pop-cultural misappropriation of surfing, and the obsessive nature of noseriding. We also talk survival with a seasoned Pacific Northwest local, ride full-speed with a contemporary shredder, and browse a prolific graffiti writer’s flicks. Imagery ranges from paradisiacal Earthly wonders to the Wild West-era North Shore, and more.

Features

Page 18

ESSAY: NOSERIDE OBSESSIVE

“The whole thing feels like a cool, sophisticated LSD trip.”

Words by Dan Reiter | Images by Tatsuo Takei

Page 26

INTERVIEW: A FED BEAR IS A DEAD BEAR

Tofino surf guide Raph Bruhwiler on Pacific Northwest island exploration, close calls, bears, and how his hometown is changing.

Interview by Jon Coen | Illustration by Yann Kebbi

Page 30

AESTHETICS: BARRY MCGEE

An artist’s collection of reference materials, cosmic debris, and original physical graffiti.

Words by Jamie Brisick | Image by Ari Marcopoulos

Page 44

PORTRAIT OF THE SURFER AS A YOUNG MAN

Full speed, no brakes (except for a few snapped bones and a broken heart) with the conflicted old soul of Harry Bryant.

Words by NE Kachel | Image by Thomas Robinson

Page 58

SURFING THE INTERNET

An excavation of perhaps the most infamous pop-cultural misappropriation of surfing—and what it can tell us about riding waves.

Words by Kyle DeNuccio | Illustration by Marcelo Lavin

Page 66

TALES FROM THE PICTURE STREAM

John Bilderback’s lens-eye literature.

Words by Steve Barilotti | Image by John Bilderback

Page 84

EVOLVER

The 100 (or thereabouts) most impactful postmodern wave riders, as ranked by surfing’s preeminent arbiter.

Words by Derek Hynd | Image by Grant Ellis

Page 104

Portfolio: Kirvan Baldassari

THE SHOCK OF THE BLUE

Introduction by Derek Rielly | Image by Kirvan Baldassari

Page 122

AMPHIBIOUS ENDURO

Welcome to “the event,” a swim and scramble through one of the most complex and ecologically rich sections of California’s coastline.

Words by Ted Reckas | Image by Mitch Ridder

Page 128

Undercurrents

Harry Bryant’s magic Josh Keogh-shaped step-up, a filmmaker’s study of Africa’s aquatic history, lobster trap chicken, and more.

Image by Ant Fox

Purist surf energy from Page One to close-of-book, delivered directly to your door.

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