Bar Chords and Single Blades
Log In to Receive Your Member Discounts.
Not a Member?
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.
In addition to delivery direct to your door, you'll receive unlimited access to every article we've ever published and discounts on TSJ apparel, merchandise, accessories, and more.
Note: Purchasing this feature will give you access to a downloadable .pdf of the feature.
Mark Anders takes an in depth look at Donavon Frankenreiter’s life from growing up in Inland Mission Viejo to becoming one of the first sponsored “free surfers” and gaining rock star status. Donovan’s natural ability and spontaneous approach to surfing has set him apart from the rest, often bridging three generations of surfing style into one wave.