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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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Master of style and grace, Skip Frye is a true waterman, transcending the self-imposed limitations in range of the average surfer through his adoption of all types of equipment in all types of ocean conditions. Frequently embarking on a “cross-country surfing” mission, Skip will surf several breaks in one session, never remaining seated in one place. This interview probes his thoughts on surf culture, design, and spirituality.