History of Surfing
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History of Surfing

by Nat Young, Rod Holmes, Craig McGregor
     
 

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The History of Surfing by world champion surfer Nat Young shares the history, stories, and inside expertise gathered in his years of deep involvement with the sport of surfing. The History of Surfing covers the full gamut, including the history, professionalism, surfboard evolution, professional surfers, the Hawaiian Islands, kneeboards, wave skills, windsurfers, and…  See more details below

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The History of Surfing by world champion surfer Nat Young shares the history, stories, and inside expertise gathered in his years of deep involvement with the sport of surfing. The History of Surfing covers the full gamut, including the history, professionalism, surfboard evolution, professional surfers, the Hawaiian Islands, kneeboards, wave skills, windsurfers, and the future of surfing. Exclusive rare color photos covering surfing's exciting past and present bring to life one of the most exciting and stunningly beautiful sports in the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781423601210
Publisher:
Smith, Gibbs Publisher
Publication date:
07/14/2006
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
8.87(w) x 12.25(h) x 0.37(d)
Age Range:
16 Years

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Meet the Author

Nat Young is recognized as one of the great surfers in the history of the sport, having won the world championships in 1966. At that time his new power-oriented surfing style was based on surfing a shorter board than was traditionally used. He is credited with starting the style which was the basis for contemporary surfing. He was born in 1947, and grew up in Collaroy on Sydney, Australia's, northern beaches, where he lives with his family

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