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A Brief History of Surfing

By Matt Warshaw
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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 ever...
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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.
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 6 X 8 V
Publication Date: 03/07/2017
ISBN: 9781452151946
Matt Warshaw is the former editor of Surfer magazine and the author of several surf books. He lives in Seattle.