Chris Dixon is the author of Ghost Wave and a
contributing author of Surfing: 1778-Today, The Big Juice,,
and New York Times Best Seller The Southerner's Handbook.
His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington
Post, Outside, Popular Mechanics, Garden & Gun, and Men's
Health, among others. The founding online editor of
Surfer, he once spent a year documenting the life of
singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett. He lives in Charleston, South
Carolina, with his family.
Jeremy K. Spencer is an award-winning writer and editor whose work has appeared in publications like Men's Journal, Wired, Vice, The Millions, and Outside, where he was a longtime senior editor. He has edited books for all of the "Big Five" publishing houses, including multiple New York Times Best Sellers. As a creative director, he's helped dozens of top global brands tell their stories. A native of Memphis, he now lives with his family in Portland, Oregon.
"This impressive volume is a treasure chest of information, inspiration, and wisdom-rich with actual how-to advice as well as with great stories from renowned experts of the sea."
"...The Ocean by Chris Dixon and Jeremy Spencer put to paper what it means to respect the ocean and all that happens in it and around it. From the personalities that frame what we think and say about the ocean to the techniques to perform at a high level upon the water to the challenge of doing our part to protect this body that we cherish. As you embrace your love for the ocean, this book and its contributors share their vast experience to help you build upon your overall appreciation for the place that so many of us call home. The Ocean."
- The American Sailing Association