The Book of Surfing

The Book of Surfing

It is a billion-dollar industry with millionaire superstars. It is ocean and adrenaline and magic. The Book of Surfing is a one-stop killer guide to the complete surfing universe for the long-time enthusiast and movie alike.

Author: Michael Fordham

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780062242020

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 288

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Everything you need to know about waves Classic surf trips, from California to Cornwall Iconic surf movies and legendary image-makers Profiles of surfing greats, including Miki Dora, Nat Young, and Kelly Slater Practical advice—from becoming a greener surfer to travel essentials and how surfing conquered the world! It was the sport of Polynesian princes whose names have been lost to history. It is a lifestyle, an art, a sacred rite, a belief system—a unique way of being that deeply tunes the wave-rider into the planet's natural rhythms. It is a billion-dollar industry with millionaire superstars. It is ocean and adrenaline and magic. The Book of Surfing is a one-stop killer guide to the complete surfing universe for the long-time enthusiast and movie alike.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

The History of Surfing

The History of Surfing

The obsessive nature of this endeavor is matched only by the obsessive nature of surfers, who will pore through these pages with passion and opinion. A true category killer, here is the definitive history of surfing.

Author: Matt Warshaw

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9781452100944

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page:

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Matt Warshaw knows more about surfing than any other person on the planet. After five years of research and writing, Warshaw has crafted an unprecedented history of the sport and the culture it has spawned. At nearly 500 pages, with 250,000 words and more than 250 rare photographs, The History of Surfing reveals and defines this sport with a voice that is authoritative, funny, and wholly original. The obsessive nature of this endeavor is matched only by the obsessive nature of surfers, who will pore through these pages with passion and opinion. A true category killer, here is the definitive history of surfing.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

The Surfing Yearbook

The Surfing Yearbook

The Surfing Yearbook features the work of surfing's most creative minds, opinion-makers and leaders from around the world.

Author: Bruce Boal

Publisher: Gibbs Smith

ISBN: 9781423605584

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 240

View: 122

THE SURFING YEAR BOOK OFFERS the complete package of news, features, results, opinions, and photography, providing an insider's view of everything that matters in each of the world's surfing regions-Africa, Europe, Southeast Asia and Japan, South and Central America, United States, United Kingdom, and Australia. An extended Surfing Year Book awareness campaign is underway at Surfersvillage.com, the world's biggest surfing news Web site, with more than twenty-two million visitor sessions a year. Surfersvillage will also utilize its large family of publishing partners around the world to advertise the book's arrival in all surfing markets. With each regional section offering text in English and language of origin, the book will have broad appeal in all world surfing markets. Photo essays from the best surf photographers around the world; profiles of all the leading surfers of 2008. Ocean environmental issues, weather, and swell reports. The only global directory of surfing products and services. International sponsors include: O'Neill, Quiksilver, Vans Europe, Oakley Europe, Solitude, Billabong, Hurley, Rip Curl, and Body Glove. Online marketing and promotions. Print and web advertising campaign. Co-op available. For years, Surfersvillage has led the world in providing the most comprehensive online information about the sport, culture, and industry of surfing, from the biggest swell events and contests to the tiniest club meets on the back beaches of the most remote coasts.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

The Encyclopedia of Surfing

The Encyclopedia of Surfing

Reprint. "The definitive work on surfing" --"San Francisco Chronicle "Entertaining, informative, unbeatable-if it's about surfing, it's in here.

Author: Matt Warshaw

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0156032511

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 788

View: 293

A pop culture reference of surfing in America today contains 1,500 alphabetical entries and three hundred illustrations to review the activity's most significant contributors, events, equipment, culture, and history. Reprint.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

Surf

Surf

Guida visuale al surf come sottocultura, sport, stile di vita. Dizionario dei termini gergali. In lingua inglese. (ubori).

Author: Steffen Mackert

Publisher: Dgv

ISBN: STANFORD:36105114739928

Category: Design

Page: 159

View: 457

Guida visuale al surf come sottocultura, sport, stile di vita. Dizionario dei termini gergali. In lingua inglese. (ubori).
Categories: Design

A Brief History of Surfing

A Brief History of Surfing

Matt Warshaw knows more about surfing than any other person on the planet, as evidenced by The History of Surfing, Warshaw's definitive take on the sport.

Author: Matt Warshaw

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9781452152806

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 272

View: 328

Matt Warshaw knows more about surfing than any other person on the planet, as evidenced by The History of Surfing, Warshaw's definitive take on the sport. Now, he has honed that book into an abridged and excerpted edition for surfers everywhere. Each spread features a micro essay alongside an image capturing a slice of surf history, from Kelly Slater and the invention of the thruster to shark attacks and localism. Packaged in a small and chunky hardcover, A Brief History of Surfing deftly defines surf culture in an entertaining and irresistible volume with wide appeal.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

Surfing South Africa

Surfing South Africa

A follow-up to the classic "Surfing in South Africa", this is a new book, completely revised and updated.

Author: Steve Pike

Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd

ISBN: 1770131183

Category: Nature

Page: 280

View: 756

A follow-up to the classic "Surfing in South Africa", this is a new book, completely revised and updated. Written by Spike (Steve Pike), founder of the cult surfing website Wavescape.co.za, it comprises chapters on history, big waves, spots, culture, travel, oceanography, sharks (including a timeline of shark attacks) and a hilarious 'Surfrican' slang glossary. The book is illustrated with 180 graphics, cartoons and photographs. You will find quirky descriptions of surf spots along almost 3,000 km of coast (watch out for the razor-toothed tortoise), a photo essay of surfing personalities by acclaimed photographer Harry de Zitter, as well as colourful journalism from top writers covering subjects connected to the surfing lifestyle. The full-colour book, which is 110 pages bigger than the previous book, is an indispensable resource. Images come from top South African photographers, such as Barry Tuck, Tom Peschak, Michael Dei-Cont, Andy Mason, Lance Slabbert, Brenton Geach, and Pierre Marqua. The contributors of words added spice to an eclectic mix of culture and science. An original piece by Paul Botha forms the backbone to a much-expanded history chapter. Tom Peschak adds gravitas to issues around sharks and conservation. The brave life of John Whitmore is poignantly remembered by Tony Heard. Ross Frylinck gives gritty insights into the forlorn splendour of the Diamond Coast. Tongue in cheek, Gideon Malherbe uncovers our surfing addiction. Henri du Plessis provides a profile of a committed exponent of that addiction. Tony Weaver eloquently tackles the challenge of sharing the sea with sharks. Ben Trovato romps through issues around surfing evolution and lifeguards in skimpy Speedos.
Categories: Nature

The Lost Coast

The Lost Coast

This collection of stories will pull you into the world of the surfer -- capturing your emotion and engaging your mind.

Author: Drew Kampion

Publisher: Gibbs Smith

ISBN: 1586852140

Category: Fiction

Page: 199

View: 908

As energy passing through matter organizes matter, so years of intimacy with the ocean and its waves organizes and alters the perceptions of the surfer. The lulls, sets, and rogue waves; the briny stew in which they tumble and struggle; the continual oscillations of reflective surfaces under shifting skies; the lurking presence of "The Landlord" -- all of this alters the senses while it educates the surfer, revealing the laws of the universe on a scale that can be engaged and understood. This collection of stories will pull you into the world of the surfer -- capturing your emotion and engaging your mind. As varied as the patterns of waves, these stories reveal the joy, fear, longing, and ever-present questions of human emotion and existence. Book jacket.
Categories: Fiction

Surfing Virginia Beach and the Outer Banks

Surfing Virginia Beach and the Outer Banks

Local surfing historian Tony Lillis chronicles the rich history of surfing along Virginia Beach and the Outer Banks from the early twentieth century, when world travelers brought home tales of Hawaiian surfing, through the heyday of the ...

Author: Tony Lillis

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 9781467145749

Category: History

Page: 128

View: 456

Virginia Beach and the Outer Banks share an incredibly rich surfing history. Virginia Beach is home to major surfing institutions so iconic and long lasting they are simply referred to as "ECSC," "WRV" and "17th Street." Of course, the Outer Banks has the consistent waves. The barrels. The lighthouse. Its beaches have been the setting for iconic moments in the history of the Eastern Surfing Association. Local surfing historian Tony Lillis chronicles the rich history of surfing along Virginia Beach and the Outer Banks from the early twentieth century, when world travelers brought home tales of Hawaiian surfing, through the heyday of the 1960s and into the twenty-first century.
Categories: History

Surf Culture

Surf Culture

This text is a comprehensive, in-depth examination of the influence of surfing and surf culture on the modern cultural landscape, from film, music, fashion, photography, art, skateboarding and lifestyle.

Author: Bolton T. Colburn

Publisher: Gingko PressInc

ISBN: UOM:39015051809526

Category: Art

Page: 240

View: 977

This text is a comprehensive, in-depth examination of the influence of surfing and surf culture on the modern cultural landscape, from film, music, fashion, photography, art, skateboarding and lifestyle. The book examines the history of modern surfboard design and culture from 1900 to the present day, and features over 100 surfboards. The myth of surfing as promoted through related activities and by-products such as skateboarding, photography, film, clothing and music are explored and assessed in terms of their socio-economic impact.
Categories: Art

Taj Burrow s Book of Hot Surfing

Taj Burrow s Book of Hot Surfing

By 1998, aged 21, Taj Burrow was the number 2 rated surfer in the world. Raised in the WA town of Yallingup, Taj has become the hottest property in surfing.

Author: Taj Burrow

Publisher: Rolling Youth Press

ISBN: 0975070606

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 173

View: 777

By 1998, aged 21, Taj Burrow was the number 2 rated surfer in the world. Raised in the WA town of Yallingup, Taj has become the hottest property in surfing. His bio film, Montaj, was voted by Surfer magazine as the best surf movie in the world - so who better to teach you how to surf? TB's Book of Hot Surfing will teach you absolutely everything you'll need to know, from buying your first board and waxing it to your first real turns to crazy air tricks like alley oops and flips. And that's not all! Mixed into this fabulously produced full-colour book are tons of photo sequences, TB's tips on surfing and life (how to avoid being a racist, better tables manners etc), TB's surf-speak and an often hilarious stash of personal anecdotes. The most complete surfing how-to guide ever produced, this will become a must-have for surfers and would-be surfers everywhere.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

The Complete Guide to Surfing

The Complete Guide to Surfing

With its comprehensive text and brilliant full-color photography, The Complete Guide to Surfing clearly and vividly explains the world of surfing. Here is everything you need to paddle out and join in.

Author: Peter Dixon

Publisher: Lyons Press

ISBN: 159228292X

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 208

View: 735

The Sport of Kings, developed in Polynesia and refined in the paradise of the Hawaiian Islands, is now global, with surfers challenging the waves from Australia to Atlantic City, from Hawaii to Peru, and from South Africa to Malibu. There's nothing like being alone on a board, charging across a waveface, to free oneself from the cares of the workaday world. And there's no other sport that requires so little gear to participate, and yet gives so much in terms of excitement, challenge, and satisfaction. With its comprehensive text and brilliant full-color photography, The Complete Guide to Surfing clearly and vividly explains the world of surfing. Here is everything you need to paddle out and join in. Veteran surfing writer and California surfing pioneer Peter Dixon takes you step by step through basics such as choosing the right board, reading waves, and paddling out. From there you will learn how to take your first ride and gain experience as an intermediate and advanced surfer. You'll also learn about the subtleties of board design, etiquette on the waves, safety maneuvers, how to deal with wipeouts, and moves to improve your power and grace. The Complete Guide to Surfing is destined to become the classic guide to the sport for years to come.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

Surfer Dog

Surfer Dog

Award-winning author Eric Walters navigates the waters of a unique friendship alongside the vibrant illustrations of Eugenie Fernandes, who brings the bumpy roads, rugged beach paths and rolling waves of the tropics to life.

Author: Eric Walters

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers

ISBN: 9781459814370

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 318

What is the true meaning of friendship? Follow along as a boy meets up with his friend—a dog who faithfully waits for him every day so they can ride out to the beach together to surf. The boy doesn't own the dog and he doesn't know who does, but their daily routine has created a special bond. Award-winning author Eric Walters navigates the waters of a unique friendship alongside the vibrant illustrations of Eugenie Fernandes, who brings the bumpy roads, rugged beach paths and rolling waves of the tropics to life. Sometimes the most poignant relationships in a child's life are the ones between friends.
Categories: Juvenile Fiction

Secrets of Power Surfing

Secrets of Power Surfing

A detailed surf manual that includes surfing exercises, tips on how to surf better, photos, surf stories and more. This book and Surf Better have the only simple, effective, zero-impact, surf-specific workout available.

Author: Dave Rearwin

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 1456493280

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 170

View: 535

The ultimate book for surfers, would-be surfers, and anyone who wants to get in shape and stay there. A detailed surf manual that includes surfing exercises, tips on how to surf better, photos, surf stories and more. This book and Surf Better have the only simple, effective, zero-impact, surf-specific workout available. Secrets of Power Surfing is a unique surf book including: * Stretching exercises: for surfing, for other sports, and for daily life. * Surf exercises: specific exercises for surfing fitness in all phases of surfing, including paddling, popping up, board control and general flexibility and agility. * How to surf: from observation to dermination to common sense, a collection of tips and advice on how to surf better and have better surf sessions. * Surf stories: a variety of surf scenes witnessed and surfing situations experienced, to illustrate the points made in the book. * Surfing photos: each photo illustrates a point made in the book. NOTE : Surfers looking for a more technical presentation of surf and surfing may prefer Surf Better by the same author.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

Extreme Surfing

Extreme Surfing

Describes the history of surfing and the equipment, skills, techniques, and safety concerns of this sport.

Author: Edward A. Voeller

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 0736804854

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 441

Describes the history of surfing and the equipment, skills, techniques, and safety concerns of this sport.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Surf Science

Surf Science

Now in its second edition, 'Surf Science' is the first book to talk in depth about the science of waves from a surfer's point of view.

Author: Tony Butt

Publisher: Alison Hodge Publishers

ISBN: 0906720362

Category: Ocean waves

Page: 142

View: 648

Now in its second edition, 'Surf Science' is the first book to talk in depth about the science of waves from a surfer's point of view. It fills the gap between surfing books and waves textbooks, and will help you learn how to predict surf. You don't need a scientific background to read it - just curiosity and a fascination for waves.
Categories: Ocean waves

The Surfin ary

The Surfin ary

Back by popular demand, this is the definitive reference for surf bums everywhere—or at least any gremmie who's ever pondered the semantic subtleties between bitchin', rad, and killer.

Author: Trevor Cralle

Publisher: Springer Science & Business

ISBN: 1580081932

Category: Humor

Page: 362

View: 261

Back by popular demand, this is the definitive reference for surf bums everywhere—or at least any gremmie who's ever pondered the semantic subtleties between bitchin', rad, and killer. Informative and often hilarious, this bible of the cult of Kahuna sports over 3,000 alphabetical entries interspersed with surfing history, international surf glossaries, and 500 of the kindest surf photographs and illustrations ever gathered in one place. You'll not only talk the talk—you'll walk the walk. Or rip the curl, as the case may be. Updated for the millennial surfer to keep you on the cutting edge of surfspeak. From aaaaahooo! to zonked, if it was said on, near, or under a surfboard, you'll find it here.
Categories: Humor

Surfer Dog

Surfer Dog

After moving to a new California beach town, eleven-year-old Pete feels lonely until he meets a dog that shares his passion for surfing.

Author: Elizabeth Spurr

Publisher:

ISBN: 0439404819

Category: California

Page: 102

View: 258

After moving to a new California beach town, eleven-year-old Pete feels lonely until he meets a dog that shares his passion for surfing.
Categories: California