Surfing magazine

Active and colorful monthly surf magazine published in San Clemente, California; founded in 1964 by Hermosa Beach photographer Leroy Grannis and ex-Marine Dick Graham. International Surfing (shortened to Surfing in 1974) emerged from a scrum of early and mid-'60s Southern California-based surf magazines—including Surf Guide, Petersen's Surfing, and Surfing Illustrated—as the sole challenger to American surf media dominator Surfer. "For a while," writer Dan Duane noted in 2017, just after the ...