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Surf Odyssey

Author : Andrew Groves
ISBN : 3899556534
Genre : Surfers
File Size : 61.76 MB
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"Cold-water surfing, the most remote surf spots, spectacular photography, illustrations, and custom boards: Surf Odyssey documents the modern cult of surfing as its own subculture and way of life.There's much more to surfing than palm trees and beach boy clich�s. People surf not only in Hawaii, but also in Norway, South Korea, and India. Surf Odyssey is a book about the world of surfing today and those that live in it. This community is made up of the surfers themselves as well as surf photographers and board builders who are also spreading its distinctive spirit into other creative fields. Comparable to the new outdoor movement, today's surfing is about an attitude toward life, a lust for adventure, and a love of nature that one can only find far away from established spots. Surf Odyssey presents this scene's places, people, stories, and brands. Its stunning photography is sure to inspire many further surfing exploits."
Category: Surfers

High Tide

Author : Chris Burkard
ISBN : 9089896546
Genre :
File Size : 44.16 MB
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The ultimate photography book on surfing by one of the most famous outdoor photographers in the worldDistinctive photographyThe author has a huge following: 600,000 followers on Instagram (chrisburkard), the perfect gift for surfers, outdoor sportsmen, lovers of photographyThis is the ultimate book on rough and tough surfing. Breathtaking landscapes, remote and desolate places, the highest waves, the most spectacular jumps and a story of surfing to the ends of the world. A photographic homage to surfing in extreme conditions, made by an international surfer and his team. High Tide, A Surd Odyssey follows the surfers in their epic journeys and achievements in the most diverse land- and seascapes. This book portrays the ultimate battle between the elements and mankind: the water and the waves against the board and man.Of related interest: Surf ISBN 9789089896544 - $15.95

That Oceanic Feeling

Author : Fiona Capp
ISBN : 1741144736
Genre : Australia
File Size : 86.71 MB
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A captivating memoir that explores the lure of the sea and the author's love affair with surfing.
Category: Australia


Author : Peter Freewater
ISBN : 1976941385
Genre :
File Size : 90.26 MB
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Aqwa is a fun, tongue-in-cheek, action adventure about a big-wave surfer taken to an alien world to fulfill an ancient prophecy. It's hoped that he can save this Earth-like planet from human overpopulation and damaging exploitation. The aliens are linked to the Sumerian Anunnaki and other mythological creatures. Surfing is mainstream culture, introduced by a previous "Messiah". To fulfill the prophecy, Kris must win all the surf competitions and then surf his way onto an ancient volcano to retrieve and read from their Bible, the "Book of Water". He goes along with the plan, surfs incredible waves in mad landscapes and contemplates the idea that Water is God.

Riding The Magic Carpet

Author : Tom Anderson
ISBN : 9780857654212
Genre : Travel
File Size : 32.65 MB
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The right-hand point at Jeffreys Bay is one of the surfing world’s most exciting finds, and from the age of twelve it had been my life’s purpose to surf there. J-Bay, South Africa – the fantasy, the almost mythical waves every surfer dreams of riding once in their lifetime.' But Tom wouldn’t go until he was ready. He would seek out surf-spots from the virgin reef-breaks of the Outer Orkneys to the temple point-breaks of Indonesia, from the beautiful beaches of France to the wilds of Sri Lanka, on his quest to ride the waves of his dreams. Riding the Magic Carpet will do for surfing what Fever Pitch did for football. Get on the road. Get in the water. Get stoked.
Category: Travel

Surf Nation

Author : Alex Wade
ISBN : 9781847394866
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 77.38 MB
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If golf is the new football, then surfing must be the new golf. People are flocking to the sport in record numbers, often defying the unforgiving British climate to make the best of what can be some world-class waves. But is it all just surf dudes in VW camper vans heading down for a week's hell-raising in Newquay? Or is the sport attracting a wider range of addicts, often eschewing the established beaches in pursuit of a more solitary, and sometimes more dangerous, goal? In SURF NATION: IN SEARCH OF THE FAST LEFTS AND HOLLOW RIGHTS OF BRITAIN AND IRELAND, Alex Wade takes the pulse of these islands' surfing credentials, and finds a growing army of devotees as well as some stunning locations. A witty and engaging mix of travelogue, reportage and guide to where to find the best breaks, SURF NATION reveals Britain and Ireland to be not just a growing hotbed of surfers but a surf destination of real credibility.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Encyclopedia Of Surfing

Author : Matt Warshaw
ISBN : 0156032511
Genre : Reference
File Size : 47.4 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

Surfing About Music

Author : Timothy J. Cooley
ISBN : 9780520957213
Genre : Music
File Size : 51.85 MB
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This first major examination the interrelationships of music and surfing explores different ways that surfers combine surfing with making and listening to music. Tim Cooley uses his knowledge and experience as a practicing musician and avid surfer to consider the musical practices of surfers in locations around the world, taking into account ideas about surfing as a global affinity group and the real-life stories of surfers and musicians he encounters. In doing so, he expands ethnomusicological thinking about the many ways musical practices are integral to human socializing, creativity, and the condition of being human. Cooley discusses the origins of surfing in Hawai‘i, its central role in Hawaiian society, and the mele (chants) and hula (dance or visual poetry) about surfing. He covers instrumental rock from groups like Dick Dale and the Del Tones and many others, and songs about surfing performed by the Beach Boys. As he traces trends globally, three broad styles emerge: surf music, punk rock, and acoustic singer-songwriter music. Cooley also examines surfing contests and music festivals as well as the music used in a selection surf movies that were particularly influential in shaping the musical practices of significant groups of surfers. Engaging, informative, and enlightening, this book is a fascinating exploration of surfing as a cultural practice with accompanying rituals, habits, and conceptions about who surfs and why, and of how musical ideas and practices are key to the many things that surfing is and aspires to be.
Category: Music

The Volcano Trilogy

Author : Quinn Haber
ISBN : 1450531806
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 28.93 MB
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Join surf writer Quinn Haber in his unabashed pursuit of love and the perfect breaker at the far edge of the Pacific Rim. Surfing, romance, and culture shock combine in this riveting travelogue of life among the Philippine autochthons. Three quixotic journals of cultural faux pas, romantic interludes and sporting mishaps are united in one great odyssey of discovery, The Volcano Trilogy. (*This is the complete, illustrated paperback version).
Category: Fiction


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ISBN : UCSC:32106014797788
Genre : Surfing
File Size : 47.12 MB
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Category: Surfing