Essential Surfing is the standard reference on surfboard design and equipment. Detailed breakdowns and direct correlations between surfboard design features and surfing performance explain what, why and how surfboard design features influence the surfer’s ride. In depth surfboard design information was compiled over decades of research testing board designs in various wave types and sizes with experienced surfers, surfboard design professionals and material manufacturers. In addition to an overview of surfing equipment the book also provides the reader with an understanding of elements critical and unique to surfing that should be considered by surfing enthusiasts before entering the water. Essential Surfing empowers the surfer with experience based information that typically takes years of involvement in the sport to learn.
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I bought this book to have an informative tool in regards to current and historical perspectives on surfboard shaping, I have some other references, but this one provides the most surfboard shaping theory and application. I'm looking forward to my first attempt.