Making a surf mag in the Mentawai Islands, 2013. Photo: Nick Bannehr

Jake Dean is a writer, editor and ocean enthusiast living on Kaurna land, South Australia.

His nonfiction has appeared in The Guardian, The Saturday Paper, CrikeySurfing World, Slam Skateboarding MagazineVICE SportsKill Your DarlingsOverland, Junkee, Broadsheet, Great Ocean Quarterly, Mindful Parenting, White Horses, Riptide Magazine, Movement Magazine and others.

He also writes short fiction and is working on a forthcoming novel due in 2095.

Jake is a former editor of Riptide, the world’s foremost bodyboarding magazine, is a former News Corp journalist, and has written content and copy for a range of organisations, from local and state government, to boutique and trade publishers and major universities.

Drop him a line at byjakedean@gmail.com.

He tweets at @JakeJDean