With three world titles, a poetic surfing style imitated by many but bettered by none and a vast array of talents that include a soothing, minimalist approach to music, California’s Tom Curren is the very embodiment of artistry. His name, says Alex Wade, has become synonymous with the sport itself.

Plus:

JAKE BURTON
You know the logo. Now meet the man.

STACY PERALTA
Dogtown’s most switched-on offspring speaks out.

TOMMY GUERRERO
He’s got music on his mind.

LEGENDARY BOOKS
Your shelf is nothing without them.

GOD OF THUNDER
Spectral surf scenes, by Thor Jonsson.

BIG MOUNTAIN PRO
Helis, hikes and lethal lines.

IN SHADES OF RED
Exploring Russia, with snowboards in tow.

OLD SKATER DUDES
The coolest dads, ever.

GROMS
The future belongs to them.

SUMMER’S COMING
Here are some goods to go with it.

CUBAN HIP HOP
With style.

As well as…

STATUES
JAMIE LYNN
LISA ANDERSEN
HELVETICA
NAT YOUNG
ENDLESS SUMMER
DAVID BENEDEK
ANDRE BACH
STEVIE WILLIAMS
INKIE
NUCLEAR SURF
ANGELA BOATWRIGHT

And much more…