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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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Former editor of Surfer Magazine Matt Warshaw’s comprehensive history of surf magazines, providing us with an examination of the socio-cultural significance of surf-related periodicals. Ebbing and flowing with the tides of consumerism, art, culture, and technology through the years, the surf magazine industry has seen countless successful and failed attempts at documenting and delivering the essence of the surfing experience to surfers around the world.