Unlimited access to Surfer along with 5,000+ other digital magazines and premium articles
Hurry, Limited Period Offer!
We founded Surfer Magazine in 1960 with a mission: to bring our readers a slice of the entire surfing world with each issue. And for over four decades, we've made good on that promise. Every issue of Surfer is packed with spectacular award-winning photos, provocative interviews with the leading pros, and journeys to the coolest undiscovered surf spots. With your order you'll get the Annual Oversized Issue, the Buyer's Guide, and the Hot 100, featuring the world's best new surfers.
The Ghost of Waxed Windshields Past While localism in the U.S. has largely been eroded by social media exposure and litigious outsiders, will some version always live on in surf culture? A Soft Purgatory Somewhere between surfing and bodyboarding, the softboard movement is going to strange new places. Cold Calling In recent years, surf culture has increasingly romanticized the idea of solitary surf missions to coldwater coastlines. But does the reality of frigid wave hunting actually live up to the hype?