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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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Derek Hynd charts the history of the surfers, developers, and folklore that have sculpted Jeffrey’s Bay into what it is today. Integral to an understanding of the importance of this wave is the appreciation of how incredibly fast J-Bay surfing is, and Bunker Spreckles’ contributions to fast, down-the-line surfing were products of his adaptation to the speedy circumstances.