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Jim Kempton

Jim Kempton is the award-winning former editor in chief of SURFER magazine. He is the author of three books, the including First We Surf, Then We Eat and Surfing: The Manual. Currently, he is the President of the California Surf Museum and served as project director for a 70-foot surf exploration vessel, the Indies Trader, which traversed the globe in search of new wave discoveries while mapping the location and health of the world’s reefs.

Books by Jim Kempton