Author(s): Phil Jarratt
Phil Jarratt has worked in surf publishing for forty years and is regarded as one of the sport's foremost authorities. A former editor of Tracks and Australian Surfers Journal, and associate editor of Surfer, his books on surfing include The Wave Game (1977), Mr Sunset (1997), The Mountain & The Wave (2006), Kelly Slater: For The Love (2008), Salts and Suits (2010), Australia's Hottest 100 Surfing Legends (2011) and Life of Brine (2017). He has received the Australian Surfing Hall of Fame Media Award three times, and was shortlisted for the Blake Dawson Prize for business literature for Salts and Suits in 2010. He lives in Noosa Heads, Queensland, and surfs every day there are waves.