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A reader-supported surf publication founded in 1992, The Surfer’s Journal is vivid, authoritative, and independent. The goal of each 132-page bimonthly edition? A completely resolved composition. Balance. Color. Story. And purist surf energy from Page One to close-of-book.
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Matt Warshaw’s history on the development of the World Professional Surfing Circuit from the judging systems and sponsorship, to the potential career path for the pro surfer along with the influential surfers who shaped the path for a professional surfer.