Ben Marcus (reviser) is a longtime surf journalist. He writes for surf magazines around the world, but his non-surfing work has appeared in LA Weekly, Muscle and Fitness, the LA Times, Malibu Magazine, Malibu Times andFly Fish Journal. He has written The Art of Stand Up Paddling and Extreme Surf (both FalconGuides) among his thirteen books.
Raul Guisado has lived in California and played in the ocean all his life. He grew up surfing and skiing, splitting his time between Santa Cruz and Tahoe City. Raul has been coaching skiers and surfers since 1989 and is the author of The Art of Surfing (FalconGuides).
Jeff Klaas is a California native and avid surfer who has traveled extensively in search of the best waves.