Slater, Evan

Enterprising surfer-writer-editor-marketer from Ventura, California; the only person to hold the editor's post at both Surfer and Surfing magazines. Slater was born (1971) and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, moved with his family to Ventura at age seven, and began surfing at nine. At 15 he was the Western Surfing Association boys' division champion; he later became a three-time member of the National Scholastic Surfing Association's National Team.

After receiving a B.A. in sociology fr...