Ben Weiland is not your typical surfer. Whereas most wave-seekers salivate over the thought of touring to tropical reefs in equatorial climates, Weiland discovered his ardour in looking a distinct form of surf. For the previous 10 years, Weiland has scoured obscure coastlines at excessive latitudes trying to find waves in among the coldest, most inhospitable locations possible. Within the course of, he is uncovered new waves and redefined surf exploration. Coldwater Journal paperwork Weiland’s journey with fellow fringe wave connoisseurs Alex Grey, Dane Gudauskas, Timmy Reyes, Sam Hammer, Cyrus Sutton, Keith Malloy and extra as they chase swells to the furthest-flung locations and face the sorts of challenges most surfers might by no means conceive. From the bear-infested shores of Russia, storm-ravaged coasts of the Aleution Islands, Coldwater Journal chronicles a distinct form of surf journey, and celebrates the spirit of true explorers.