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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 Jersey Shore is steeped in generations of surfing lore, and it all points back to Tom Blake. In the ’60s, the sport exploded with the introduction of foam and fiberglass, and shops building teams based on West Coast board builders. Everything about New Jersey surfing is hard-core and some claim their dedication is higher than normal.