Surfer's Journal magazine, The

High-end magazine geared toward adult surfers, published six times a year out of San Clemente, California; sometimes referred to as the "National Geographic of surfing."

Founded by Steve and Debbee Pezman, who also serve as the magazine's copublishers, the Surfer's Journal debuted in 1992. Steve had been the publisher of Surfer magazine from 1971 to 1991; his wife-to-be Debbee Bradley was Surfer's marketing director. The Journal was conceived and developed as a glossy high-end quarterly with...