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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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We take look inside the world’s sixth largest ad agency and its mastermind, Lee Clow. Having grown up surfing the beaches of Southern California, Clow liked the non-traditional independence that surfing allowed. He found the ad world to be a good fit early on, which enabled him to use his forward thinking at Chiat/Day. Forty years later, Clow continues to bring his translation of surf culture into the advertising mainstream.