About the Mag
Known as "the bible of the sport," SURFER Magazine has been the foremost authority on surf culture since its founding in 1960. Every issue is packed with award-winning photography, provocative interviews, and travel features to the world's most exotic surf locales.
In This Issue
SURFER PROFILE: TIMMY TURNER
After surviving a near-fatal brain infection and losing most of his skull in surgery, Timmy Turner 2.0 is still “feral”â€”he’s just colder now that the doctors have told him to adjust his latitude.
How do you keep a secret spot secret? A handful of the best deep-cover operatives in the business weigh in with their conspiracy theories.
GREEN WITH APATHY
Surfers should care about the environmentâ€”its health is vital to the nature of our pursuit. But after balancing the demands of modern life with our obsession with riding waves, activism often falls by the waysideâ€”a fact Surfrider CEO Jim Moriarty and other green organizations are quickly learning. So, what’s the solution? Brad Melekian investigates.
A group of “fun-loving wave gypsies” drag more than 50 boardsâ€”alaias, logs, fish, quads, and even the odd thrusterâ€”onboard a boat in the Spice Islands to get weird, talk watercraft, and ride anything, anywhere, anytime in absolutely perfect conditions.
Peak moments from the season-opening wave-salvo on the Gold Coast.