By Nathan Gelgud 3 min read
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.
By Aaron James 5 min read
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.
By Kristin Fritz 18 min read
Signature caught up with William Finnegan, writer for The New Yorker and devoted surfer, to talk about his gorgeous new memoir, Barbarian Days.
By Patrick Sauer 11 min read
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.
By Joanna Scutts 7 min read
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.