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Kayak Surfing

Author : Bill Mattos
ISBN : 0954706102
Genre : Sea kayaking
File Size : 73.7 MB
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One of the most up-to-date, inspiring, and helpful guides to kayak surfing ever published, "Kayak Surfing" is a modern and visually dynamic resource by a leading expert in the sport. From basic principles to surfing etiquette, advanced technique, and the psychology and philosophy of ocean wave riding, this book covers it all. Throughout the book are stunning photos of author Bill Mattos and other top kayak surfers in action, many from pioneering surfing ventures across the globe--from Cornwall in the United Kingdom, to South Africa, to Tahiti. Mattos's conversational style and clear explanations further ensure that "Kayak Surfing "is a must--whether you're an experienced surfer or have yet to make the leap. It will have you pushing the boundaries, pulling off the latest moves, towing into ever more implausible wave faces . . . and traveling to ever more remote reaches of the earth in search of adventure. This book covers - What you'll need - Where to start - Getting to the wave (before it gets to you) - Taking off - Ride direction - Simple turns - Controlling speed - The kayak surfer's Ten Commandments - Core moves - Racing ahead - Carving around - Tucking under - Workin' it - Surviving - Rip till you die - Radical moves - The mystical stuff - Training & fitness - Preparation - Competition - Gear and clothing
Category: Sea kayaking

The Encyclopedia Of Surfing

Author : Matt Warshaw
ISBN : 0156032511
Genre : Reference
File Size : 61.44 MB
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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.
Category: Reference

Sea Kayaking Safety And Rescue

Author : John Lull
ISBN : 089997547X
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 67.59 MB
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The most comprehensive manual on how to kayak safely in a wide variety of sea environments--from inland waterways to ocean rock gardens, tide rips, surf zones, and the open ocean. Aimed at beginners through experienced kayakers, this book describes how to deal with hazards, not just avoid them, using real-life, extensively tested techniques proven to work. You'll learn fundamental skills for recovery and rescue, and master safe paddling techniques in ocean conditions. Numerous photos accompany step-by-step descriptions of the Eskimo roll, towing methods, self- and partner-rescues, backup strategies, and group dynamics. The second edition has a fresh chapter on fine-tuning your strokes, which will significantly increase kayaking fun and safety.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Popular Mechanics

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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.


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Surfing Illustrated

Author : John Robison
ISBN : 0071748148
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 79.81 MB
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Expert instruction you need to take your skills from kook to boss Author John Robison uses hundreds of pictures-- comical, cartoon-like drawings--to clearly illustrate every aspect of surfing: wave dynamics, riding techniques, etiquette, logistics, and more. This entertaining, easy-to-understand visual presentation makes it easy for you to pick up his techniques and use them on the waves. Robison covers every aspect of the sport, from paddling out through the surf zone and catching and riding that first wave to nose riding, acrobatics, shortboard riding, and to equipment repairs.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Instant Canoeing Kayaking

Author : Infinite Ideas
ISBN : 9781908474582
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 86.78 MB
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Canoeing and kayaking are two of the oldest forms of transportation on the planet, but since the 1980s moulding technology has made the sports accessible to everyone. Kayaking and canoeing are all about being one with your boat: as soon as you master the basic skills there is a remarkable freedom to be found in just paddling around under your own steam just inches from the water. Starting with the very basics, this book will talk you through all the different types of kayaking and canoeing available; all the kit; water safety; tips and tricks and how to progress.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Surfing And The Meaning Of Life

Author : Ben Marcus
ISBN : 161060685X
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 84.4 MB
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Ninety full-color and black-and-white photographs, along with reflections, observations, wit, and wisdom by some of the sport's leading practitioners, including Miki Dora, Greg Noll, Kelly Slater, and Laird Hamilton, capture the culture of surfing.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Canoe Kayak

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ISBN : PSU:000052584022
Genre : Canoes and canoeing
File Size : 80.81 MB
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Category: Canoes and canoeing

Adventure Kayaking Russian River Monterey

Author : Michael Jeneid
ISBN : 9780899972152
Genre : Travel
File Size : 35.98 MB
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Explore by kayak the lagoons, bays, rivers, and lakes of Northern California, including the Russian River, San Francisco Bay, Monterey Bay, Lake Tahoe, and Donner Lake. Author Michael Jeneid has hand-picked the most scenic and enjoyable kayaking areas for both beginners and experts. With this fact-filled book you can find the hidden kayak spots. The 24 trips include daytrips, overnight trips, easy paddles, options for canoers, and real adventurers for the advanced kayaker.
Category: Travel