Issue #633

Let’s Go
Surfing

In this edition, novelist and wave-rider Jock Serong puts forward a compelling case for hitting the waves, so get on board.

“The ocean doesn’t care what kind of day you’re having. It is blind to our aspirations; it just keeps sending waves. So the getting up, the trying again, is entirely our problem.”

Also in this edition
  • Seven-time surfing world champion Layne Beachley on surrendering control, getting in the water every day and the importance of resilience.
  • Photographer Ryan Carter finds out that the best time to surf Canada’s Great Lakes is when the winter weather sets in and the temperature drops below zero.
  • Not even a pandemic can stop Benedict Cumberbatch. He’s back with The Courier, where he plays a real-life businessman recruited for an unlikely mission…

 

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