Waves magazine

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Colorful and mildly risque? Australian surf magazine, founded in 1980 by Geoff Greenwood and surf photographer Peter Crawford; published monthly out of Sydney, New South Wales. Waves gathered steam after a slow start (just two issues were released in the first year), and by the early '90s had set a prurient standard in surf publishing, with columns like "Gash of the Month," featuring reader-submit...

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