There Are Other Chrsitmas Islands in the Lives of Men
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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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John Elwell’s biographical sketch of Bob Simmons leaves the reader asking whether Bob Simmons was a mythological figure, landmark surfer / shaper, or a mystic combination of both. Elwell explains how Simmons overcame various childhood obstacles to become one of the most innovative surfers / shapers in surfing history.