SURFING Magazine Announces the Launch of its First Ever Stand Alone Swimsuit Edition

Sofia Beschen on location in Hawaii
Set to hit newsstands February 21 polybagged with the April Issue of SURFING and bound into subscriber copies, the magazine is 94 pages of editorial stories, where-to-buy information and bathing suit pictorials. In addition, photo outtakes will be available on, as well as a “flipbook” for web surfers to browse.

This year’s edition features three stories shot by three different photographers, all under the creative direction of industry veteran stylist Michelle Ponce. “Bikini Country” featuring the world’s finest up and coming surfers, Erica Hoessini, Kira Sheppard and Karlee Mackee was shot on location in Vancouver, Canada. Another story, shot on Oahu’s North Shore, features the wives and girlfriends of six professional surfers like world champion Sunny Garcia as well as 3-time world champion, Andy Irons.

Professional surfer Erica Hoessini

The April 2006 Issue of Surfing and the 2006 Swimsuit Issue hit newstands February 21st. Stay tuned to as we bring you outtakes and an online version of the complete Swimsuit Issue.

On location in Los Angeles