Surfer eventually ended up as part of the Adventure Sports Network, a division of TEN: Publishing. American Media bought the company, which also published magazines like Snowboarder, Bike and Canoe & Kayak, in February 2019.
Is Surfer magazine still being published?
Surfer Magazine, the first major print magazine dedicated to surfing and surf culture and often referred to as “the Bible of our sport”, was closed down by its parent company A360 Media (formerly American Media) on Friday October 2nd 2020.
Why did Surfer magazine go out of business?
In an emailed response to questions, a spokesman for A360 Media said that “due to pandemic’s economic impact on the industry and the cancellation of live events, staff furloughs and the suspension of operations for some brands are necessary for the time being.”
What was the last issue of Surfer magazine?
Surfing’s last print edition was in January 2017. At the beginning of 2019, in response to declining ad revenue, SURFER reverted to quarterly publication. The new issue just out, dated Winter 2020, is expected to be the last unless a benefactor emerges to resurrect the publication.
Are there any surfing magazines?
There are international and national surf magazines for all tastes, despite the large number of advertising pages on each issue. The first surf magazine was “The Surfer”, a publication released in 1959 by John Severson.
When was Surfer magazine published?
In 1960 John Severson published the first issue of “The Surfer.” Its 36 pages were a compilation of photos he took while filming “Surf Fever,” his own illustrations, some editorial, and a few ads.
Where are the surfing magazines from?
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Who is the most famous surfer?
Robert Kelly Slater (born February 11, 1972) is an American professional surfer, best known for his unmatched 11 world surfing championship wins. Slater is widely regarded as the greatest professional surfer of all time.