JATO: Jet Assisted Take-Off
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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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An informative piece which begins exploring the evolution of surfboards and the necessities for big-wave riding, then shifts focuses toward surfers such as Laird Hamilton along with others pushing the limits and expanding the possibilities with tow-in surfing.