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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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(i) Surfing America is launched in an effort to establish a national ranking system for amateur surfing; (ii) Law passed banning surfers from deck changes by their cars; (iii) Michael Laskey analyzes the essence of a wave; (iv) First annual award ceremony for dedicated Wedge surfers ; (v)First annual paddleboard race from Molokai to Oahu; and (vi)various reviews of movies, artwork, literature, & music.