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Illustrations

Hell Is Other People: Jean-Paul Sartre vs. Surfing, Illustrated

What would Jean-Paul Sartre have to say to modern-day surfers? Illustrator Nathan Gelgud imagines with some help from Aaron James's Surfing with Sartre.

Culture

How Did Surfing Come to Feel Like an Elite Sport, Anyway?

Aaron James, author of Surfing with Sartre, explains why surfing is so untouchable in the world of sports - but also why it's so rewarding.

Interviews

Reef Deep: Q&A with William Finnegan on Barbarian Days

Signature caught up with William Finnegan, writer for The New Yorker and devoted surfer, to talk about his gorgeous new memoir, Barbarian Days.

Interviews

Welcome to Paradise, Now Go to Hell: Swearing by the Surf in North Shore, Hawaii

We sit down with Chas Smith of Welcome to Paradise, Now Go to Hell to learn about the North Shore surfer community in Hawaii: a relatively untouched community known for great waves, exclusive surfers and tough love.

Culture

Toes on the Nose: The Best & Worst Surfing Movies

Surfing movies have a long and storied past, riding the waves of history -- and either sinking or swimming at the box office.

Interviews

The World in the Curl: Hanging Ten with Peter Westwick and Peter Neushul

The history of surfing is a story of leisure and religion, of commerce and science, of colonial violence and global tourism. As professors of the first university course on the history and culture of surfing, at the University of California at Santa Barbara, Peter Westwick and Peter Neushul have taught hundreds of curious students about the culture and history of the sport.