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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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The Renaissance period of hot curl riding spans a period of time from roughly 1934 through 1951. The radical board designs & hotdog surfing of the hot curl era are two of the trademarks of one of the most obscure yet influential epochs in surfing’s evolution.