Wins Ozzie Award For Best Site Design

SURFER Wins Ozzie Award For Best Site Design

Award Recognizes Outstanding Design, Functionality and Navigation

San Clemente, CA (November 7, 2011)SURFER Magazine, the authoritative voice of the surfing world, was awarded the Ozzie for Best Site Design in the 2011 FOLIO Awards. The awards competition is the largest in magazine publishing, recognizing editorial and design excellence. has set a new precedent for digital content since it’s redesign in late 2010. The site, which garners more than 3.3 million page impressions monthly, spans the full arena of the sport and features breathtaking imagery, diverse editorial, blogs, surf forecasts, a heavily trafficked forum, and original, exclusive video content.

The FOLIO Awards are divided into two categories: The Eddies, which recognize editorial excellence and The Ozzies, which recognize excellence in design. This is SURFER‘s first Ozzie Award.

The February 2011 issue of SURFER was also nominated for an Eddie Award, in the category of Best Full Issue.

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In 1960, SURFER Magazine emerged as the first action sports publication. Establishing itself as the Bible of the Sport, SURFER has built a reputation for provided the awe-inspiring stories and photos spanning the topics, people, and locations real surfers care about. From exclusive trips to undiscovered locales, to inside access to surfing’s most intriguing characters, to perceptive commentary on the culture, SURFER is your connection to all that you love about surfing. Today it remains the worldwide surf magazine leader, as well as the most recognizable brand in action sports.

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Media giant Source Interlink Media’s GrindMedia is home to renowned action and adventure sports magazine brands and the leading provider of online action sports and entertainment content. With flagship action sports brands including SURFER, Surfing, Snowboarder, Skateboarder, Powder, Bike, Canoe & Kayak, SUP-Standup Paddler and Paved, as well as their standalone websites, GrindMedia is the leading action and adventure sports magazine publisher in the United States. Delivering significant reach across both action sports enthusiast and various in-market consumer audiences, GrindMedia also produces more than 20 leading events and webcasts such as SURFER Poll Awards, Powder Video Awards, Nike 6.0 Lowers Pro, EnduroCross and International Surfing Day. GrindMedia is also the action and adventure sports content provider for Yahoo! Sports. To learn more, visit