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
In Harm’s Way
With new technology and safety advances, big-wave surfing should be safer than ever. So why isn’t it?
The High Line
Darryl “Flea” Virostko on the dysfunctional relationship between surfing and drugs.
Snowfall in Bali
Dozens of surfers currently sit in Bali’s notorious Kerobokan Prison awaiting execution on drug-related charges. Here are their cautionary tales.
The Ryukyu Arc
Surfing’s evolution along the shores of Okinawa.
Sebastian Zietz reflects on his past, present, and future.
An extended collection of images from Ocean Beach, San Francisco.