There are more young, gifted pro surfers today than at point in history. Where once there was a handful of young standouts putting it all on the line for a budding surf career, today there are legions of extremely talented children whose lives are devoted entirely to surfing. Their careers get an early start, a few solid junior contest results, a minor sponsorship or two, and then the decision to go all in, to take a chance on the possibility of being surfing's next big thing. Read more about the new narrative of young professional surfers in "Going Pro," a feature in our November Issue, available here: surfermag.com/magazine/november-2013/

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