180 South: Conquerors of the Useless

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180° South takes readers behind the scenes of the film, 180° South, made by Chris Malloy, to learn more about the people who made the original overland journey to Patagonia in 1968, and the repeat journey over ocean and land 40 years later. The book includes stories of events and experiences that inspired Chris Malloy, Yvon Chouinard, and Doug Tompkins to choose paths committed to saving what's left of the wild world. Open it anywhere and enjoy the photographs by the world’s leading surf and climbing ...

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Overview

180° South takes readers behind the scenes of the film, 180° South, made by Chris Malloy, to learn more about the people who made the original overland journey to Patagonia in 1968, and the repeat journey over ocean and land 40 years later. The book includes stories of events and experiences that inspired Chris Malloy, Yvon Chouinard, and Doug Tompkins to choose paths committed to saving what's left of the wild world. Open it anywhere and enjoy the photographs by the world’s leading surf and climbing photographers Jeff Johnson, Jimmy Chin, Scotty Soen, and Danny Moder.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781938340215
  • Publisher: Patagonia Books
  • Publication date: 9/15/2013
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 417,901
  • Product dimensions: 11.00 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Yvon Chouinard, a noted alpinist and environmentalist, is the founder and owner of Patagonia, Inc., which Fortune has called “the coolest company on the planet.” He is also the co-founder with Craig Mathews of 1% For The Planet and the author of Let My People Go Surfing.
 
Doug Tompkins is a mountain climber, Deep Ecologist, and forward-thinking businessman. Tompkins was the founder of The North Face and co-owner of the ESPRIT clothing company.
 
Chris Malloy is a professional surfer, cowboy, and visionary filmmaker. He directed the well-respected films Shelter, Thicker than Water, A Brokedown Melody, and One Track Mind. Chris has brought his eye and style to Patagonia clothing, helping them brand and realize their surf line and retail surf stores. An advocate for sustainable living and for surfing’s roots, Chris still opts to paddle into some of the largest surf imaginable.
 
Jeff Johnson is one of the best surf photographers in the business.

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Fun Hogs by Yvon Chouinard
            Part 2: The Way to 180° South by Chris Malloy
            Part 3: The Journey by Jeff Johnson
            Part 4: Around the Campfire: Conversations with Yvon Chouinard, Jeff Johnson, Chris Malloy, and Doug Tompkins
            

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