How to be a Surfer

How to be a Surfer

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This is a fully comprehensive guide to all aspects of surfing - not just as a sport but as a way of life. With interviews, anecdotes and advice from some of the world's top surfers, this book covers all the essential basics - technique, gear, location, competitions, environmental awareness and clubs, as well as focusing in on the everyday aspect of surfing - the urban gear, surf speak, the tunes to be chilling out to and the web sites to be logging on to.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 113 x 197 x 12mm | 146g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • Puffin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • maps, b&w and colour photographs, illustrations, glossary
  • 0141316241
  • 9780141316246

Table of contents

Only a surfer knows the feeling; surfing's colourful history; technique; equipment; surf travel; environment; where do waves come from?; clubs; lifestyle; the pro files; surf comps.
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About Demi Taylor

Chris Nelson founded the cult magazine - Asylum - the UK's first crossover surf, skate, snowboard and lifestyle publication (metamorphising into the hugely successful Freeride and F.ride.com). Both he and Demi Taylor have extensive involvement in the surfing media and have just completed a nine-month project documenting the continent's top surf locations and interviewing riders from across the globe. The couple have ridden waves from the frigid north of Scotland to the balmy Moroccan desert.
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