SURFER Magazine

August 2012

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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 Distant Shores

    A seven-part surf odyssey to the ends of the earth.

  • Chapter I: The Eddystone

    Tasmanian chargers find massive barrels in the shadow of an ancient rock spire.

  • Chapter II: The Frozen North

    Dane Gudauskas, Keith Malloy, and friends face snowy beaches and arctic winds in pursuit of Nordic waves.

  • Chapter III: Waterworld

    Danny Fuller slides into silence in Tahiti: A serene look at one of the world’s most violent waves.

  • Chapter IV: Slush Bay

    Cold-water exploration reaches illogical extremes when a frozen pointbreak is discovered deep in the Arctic.

  • Chapter V: The Celtic Front

    Kimball Taylor explores the emerald slabs of the Irish coastline.

  • Chapter VI: Newportlandia

    An examination of the inherent friction between surf ideals and metropolitan living.

  • Chapter VII: The Battle at Apocalypse

    In an aquatic Colosseum, a handful of surfers take on the unmakeable tubes of an infamous Indonesian reef pass.

  • After the Apocalypse

    Civilization has met its end, and your favorite surfers fall into a bloody struggle for survival on Oahu’s North Shore. Who will be the lone survivor?

  • What am I Doing Here Alone?

    The unbearable lightness of being Kepa Acero.

  • Golden Hour

    The Goodwin family is on the adventure of a lifetime, surfing around the world for a film project. But can a truly authentic moment be shared when the camera is always rolling?

  • Sirens

    Six waves that will keep you enamored until the end of your days.

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