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No Bad Waves: Talking Story with Mickey Munoz
     

No Bad Waves: Talking Story with Mickey Munoz

by Yvon Chouinard
 

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Mickey Muñoz has been called the “surfer’s surfer,” and is loved and respected among the cognoscenti for his contributions to surfing and the surfing life for the past 60 years as a surfer, a pioneer of Waimea Bay, a stuntman (stand-in for Gidget), a board shaper and designer, and as a sailor and boatbuilder (America’s Cup). Mentored

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Mickey Muñoz has been called the “surfer’s surfer,” and is loved and respected among the cognoscenti for his contributions to surfing and the surfing life for the past 60 years as a surfer, a pioneer of Waimea Bay, a stuntman (stand-in for Gidget), a board shaper and designer, and as a sailor and boatbuilder (America’s Cup). Mentored by the Malibu greats of the ’40s, and an influence on generations of surfers since, Mickey weaves the story of a California waterman using his own life and that of his friends.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780980122701
Publisher:
Patagonia
Publication date:
08/10/2011
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
890,674
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet the Author

Mickey Muñoz was instrumental in the development of big-wave surfing in California and Hawai’i – and in the progression of surfboard design. He was also involved in building P-Cats and Hobie Cats and the early design, development and racing of beach cats. He was featured in the popular surf documentary Riding Giants (2004). His resume ranges from underwater demolition work to stunt doubling for Sandra Dee and Mickey Rooney, to helping build the America’s Cup catamaran Stars & Stripes.

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