They're courageous. They're unafraid to take risks. And there's nothing they like better than catching a monster wave and riding it home. Yet there is more to popular surfers in the surf industry than the sport they love. Surfing is more than a sport. It's a lifestyle. Beneath the common stereotypes likes a worldwide family bonded by a mutual respect and passion for the water and waves. In these pages, you'll meet C.J. Hobgood, who rose to the top of the surf world but found it ultimately dissatisfying; Bethany Hamilton, the courageous teen who survived a horrific shark attack and returned to the sport; Al Merrick, a remarkable surfboard shaper who crafts the boards ridden by surf stars and champions. Follow these celebrities into the deep of their individual spiritual journeys and discover what makes them believe that surfing is meaningless without an authentic faith in something more.