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Surfer: 50 Years
     

Surfer: 50 Years

by Sam George (Editor), Shaun Tomson (Foreword by), Chronicle Books Staff
 

For half a century SURFER magazine has captured and defined surf culture, from the sport's epic tales and discoveries to its greatest photography and cultural icons. Marking SURFER's 50th anniversary, this impressive volume showcases the magazines best features and most iconic images from throughout the years, along with original behind-the-scenes

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For half a century SURFER magazine has captured and defined surf culture, from the sport's epic tales and discoveries to its greatest photography and cultural icons. Marking SURFER's 50th anniversary, this impressive volume showcases the magazines best features and most iconic images from throughout the years, along with original behind-the-scenes narratives and previously unpublished photographs. Packed with stories and images from legendary surf personalities on everything from travel and adventure to board design, SURFER Magazine: 50 Years pays tribute to the past, present, and future of surfing.

Editorial Reviews

Christopher Schoppa
This sumptuous book of stunning photography and pithy essays tells the tale of a magazine that evolved from a 36-page, black-and-white movie program to an arbiter of taste, style and adventure that would come to define the surfer lifestyle…A terrific intro for the surfing world novice…
—The Washington Post

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811870344
Publisher:
Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date:
07/21/2010
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
10.40(w) x 12.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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Meet the Author

Shaun Tomson is a world champion surfer who won the World Pro Title in 1977 and was named one of the ten best surfers of all time by SURFER magazine. Recognized as one of surfing's greatest ambassadors, he lives in Santa Barbara, California.

Sam George is a professional surfer, documentary filmmaker, screenwriter, and former editor of Surfer magazine. He edited The Perfect Day: 40 Years of SURFER Magazine and lives in Malibu, California.

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