• Jahmin Lerum


    Jahmin Lerum was raised on the island of Bali until the age of 9 before moving to the “true” Californian surf-city, Santa Cruz (sorry Huntington). He never travels with a surfb... Read more

  • Ricky Lesser


    Award winning surf and underwater photographer Ricky Lesser has followed his passion for creating iconic ocean images around the world, but remains anchored to his birthplace and c... Read more

  • Justin Lessler

    Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University

    The major focus of Justin's research is the development and application of statistics, dynamic models and novel study designs to better understand and control infectious disease. I... Read more

  • Charles Lester

    Researcher, Institute of Marine Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz

    Dr. Charles Lester has been working in the field of coastal management for more than 25 years. He is currently researching and writing about sea level rise, coastal resilience, and... Read more

  • Eddie Lester

    Eddie Lester, B.S., CSCS, CPT, is a Master Personal Trainer and former World Qualifying Series Professional Surfer. Utilizing his passion for helping others, and over 30 years comb... Read more

  • Ben Levin


    A bit about me: I am a clinical psychologist in Berkeley, CA, currently employed in a forensic capacity at Napa State Hospital. In my spare time, I enjoy writing about all things s... Read more

  • Reid Levin

    The Inertia Social Media Editor

    Reid is an East Coaster by birth and a Southern Californian by choice. He's a self-proclaimed post-surf burrito connoisseur and all-around food lover who believes there's no greate... Read more

  • Ger-I Lewis


    Ger-I Lewis, an accomplished surfer/skater hailing from the former ghetto-by-the-sea, Venice, California. Lewis is the original punk rocker of the Venice set which would become kno... Read more

  • Ed Lewis

    Ed Lewis is the co-founder of Enjoy Handplanes, a business that up-cycles trash into bodysurfing works of art. Active in the sustainable surf movement, he has helped pioneer the vi... Read more

  • Peter Lewis


    I grew up surfing on the Jersey Shore, in the mid 80's. After living in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, I moved to Lake Tahoe, California and have been exploring the Baja penins... Read more