SURFER Magazine

October 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 Eightfold Path to a Simpler Surf Life:
  • I. Identifty

    Lewis Samuels explains the modern dilemma.

  • II. Accept

    Brad Melekian on the fallacy of “simplicity.”

  • III. Inspire

    Four surfers who prove that surfing can be at the center of your life, regardless of circumstance.

  • IV. Remember

    Do you fantasize about a simpler time in surfing? Take off the rose-colored glasses. The “Golden Era” never ended.

  • V. Appreciate

    We obsess over perfect waves in distant lands, but it’s our home breaks that made us the surfers we are.

  • VI. Understand

    Simple explanations for insanely difficult maneuvers.

  • VII. Overcome

    Confronting the Tahitian rite of passage.

  • VIII. Relax

    Bliss is only a swell away.

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