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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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Arriving in Cape Town in 1972, James Cox meets up with his friend Wardhog and heads north to J-Bay. Although the waves were good James needed work, so he continued on to Durban and spent the next ten months working and saving up enough to surf J-Bay the following winter. Arriving June 1, 1973, Cox lived his dream.