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
The 20-Year Surf Trip
A slight overstay in San Diego, California.
The unlikely path and tragic motivations of Alex Gray.
SURFER Founder John Severson recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award at SURFER Poll for creating an empire, and then leaving it to spend the rest of his life surfing on Maui.
War Zones and Impact Zones
Combat and surf photographer Guillermo Cervera exists between two worlds—one horrifying, the other beautiful, both dangerous.
The Politics of Big-Wave Surfing
No one can deny that Garrett McNamara’s wave in Nazaré was big, but was it actually a 90-foot world record?