Sole Meier (Malibu)

Surf-lit: Escape from VAL-mageddon, “These south swells are our new unicorn, people. Our value proposition. Our core business model…  but we need to build on that, to maximise this space so we can position ourselves as the official content owners of any major swell events!”

Inside the brave new world of surf forecasting. Darian is resting in a green beanbag, familiarising himself with the #surf hashtag on Instagram, when his iPad beeps. The SurfWatch intern