The Resistance

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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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“In the age of PWC-fueled high-profile big wave performers, a crew of Maverick’s purists are pushing the envelope of big-wave gun design progressivism with a traditional objective- to paddle into and surf the biggest waves possible with one’s own two arms and staying alive. Pat Curren shapes Maverick’s surfer John Bowling a single-fin gun that sees some serious water (and air) time.”