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Surfing the Big Wave

Don Smith

Surfing the Big Wave

by Don Smith

  • 188 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Troll Communications Llc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children: Babies & Toddlers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11303281M
    ISBN 100893750271
    ISBN 109780893750275

    On Decem , Foo died in a surfing accident at Mavericks, a big wave surf location in Half Moon Bay, Northern California. Surfer magazine wrote that Foo was sleep deprived after arriving in California on an overnight flight for the : February 5, , Singapore.   Before I bought Kook: What Surfing Taught Me About Love, Life, and Catching the Perfect Wave, I read a number of reviews that were less than of those complained that the book is far too heavy-handed on the environmentalist side. I see where those comments came from, but as someone who's always been a strong proponent of environmentalism and who believes that any /5.

    Fred Van Dyke, 73, is a teacher, author and pioneer of big wave surfing. He moved from California to Hawai'i in the '50s to surf the big waves, taught with his friend Peter Cole at the prestigious Punahou School, and wrote the classic surfing book Thirty Years of Surfing the World's Biggest Waves. A surfer at Mavericks, one of the world's premier big wave surfing locations Big wave surfing is a discipline within surfing in which experienced surfers paddle into or are towed onto waves which are at least 20 feet ( m) high, on surf boards known as "guns" or towboards.

    Big Drop book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. 32 classic big wave surfing stories from the sport's pioneers John Long's c 4/5.   32 classic big wave surfing stories from the sport’s pioneers John Long’s classic collection of big wave surfing stories heralded a new era in surfing literature. Focusing on those elite athletes who live to challenge the ocean’s fury, The Big Drop is more than just another surfing : Falcon Guides.


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Surfing the Big Wave by Don Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

Well, a great deal of it is about big wave surfing in Maui and specifically Laird Hamilton who lives there and surfs at a break called Jaws. I really enjoyed parts of the book but, in my mind it seemed to be inconsistent. At times it was like Casey wasn't confident in her theme.

Was it a book about surfing big waves or big waves in by: 3. John Long's classic collection of big wave surfing stories heralded a new era in surfing literature. Focusing on those elite athletes who live to challenge the ocean's fury, The Big Drop is more than just another surfing book/5(12).

And what unfolds in Maverick's is no less than the story of big-wave surfing, from its ancient Hawaiian origins to modern tow-in riders. It's a book to be enjoyed not only by those who surf deep in the waves, but also by those whose taste for adventure is satisfied deep in the pages of a very good book.5/5(4).

A collection of big wave surfing books for those interested in finding our more about the growing world of big wave surfing.3/5. The "Big Wave Surfing Book" is a disruptive guide to the Surfing the Big Wave book of surfing.

Nothing is taken for granted. Surfing is such a wide outdoor activity that impossible is nothing. Bookwise, Chris is the author of the book Ghost Wave, the Discovery of Cortes Bank and the Biggest Wave on Earth. He is a contributing author to Taschen's newly published Surfing:and is a contributing writer to New York Times Bestselling works, The Southerner's Handbook, and 36 Hours: Weekends in the USA & Canada, /5().

Not just a surfing book but focusing on the Big Wave surfing crew, that elite group of athletes that live to challenge the ocean's fury. This is a collection of short stories but it does a great job of covering the total history of Big Wave surfing, particularly paying attention to the heroes of the 50s and 60s the water skills necessary to challenge large waves.

Surf books are usually written by surf historians, pro surfers, and surf journalists. More than the usual surf industry propaganda, books about surfing always have something new to reveal - a secret wave, a hot surf destination, a hidden wave peak, the transformation of coastal regions, wave riding stories, and lives of the surf legends.

Big wave surfing is one of the most popular surfing styles and it is definitely the most spectacular. For big wave surfing, the waves need to be at least 20 feet (6 meters) tall. However, for experienced, hardcore big wave surfers, foot waves are nothing more than a mere child’s play.

Making big wave surfing history as we speak and breaking the barriers for women at the infamous Jaws/Peahi in Maui, Hawaii, Andrea Moller is an all-around athlete and a big wave surfer at heart. Andrea moved to Maui in to become a paramedic and a professional water athlete.

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A few weeks ago I was sent a copy of Susan Casey’s The Wave, a new book that you may have already seen in advertisements and displayed prominently in your local Borders or Barnes and publishing company did a very big promotional campaign – even my mother at home in New York knew of the book.

Get this from a library. Surfing, the big wave. [Don Smith] -- Discusses the history, techniques, skills, and pleasures of surfing. Laird Hamilton compilation from the film 'Laird'. Please note: This is not my film. I have simply edited out my favourite scene/song for your enjoyment.

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"A voodoo wave." "The Everest of the ocean." What surfer in his right mind would choose to surf Maverick's with its degree murky water, foot faces, punishing rock bottom, and shifting Central California currents over riding the warm, blue, big waves of Hawaii.

But Maverick's presents a surfing challenge like no other/5. Big-wave Surfing in Hawaii. Author: Bruce Jenkins; Publisher: Frog Books ISBN: Category: Travel Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Provides updated profiles of surfers the author has met during his many years of surfing on Oahu's North Shore.

Jeff Clark (born Ma in Redwood City, California) is one of the most noteworthy and respected big-wave surfers, famous for surfing Mavericks alone for 15 years before it was widely discovered by the big-wave surfing community.

Born in Redwood City, Clark moved with his family to Miramar Beach in Half Moon Bay when he was a young boy. He soon began surfing and seeking out bigger.

The Big Drop is by John Log. This book is a wonderful surfing book full of very colorful stories told by the people that had surfed the waves, or were there at the moment if the person had died.

The way the people tell the stories make it feel like you are there feeling their pain/5. Technology Big Wave Surfing is the field dedicated to creating technology concepts, products and companies that exhibit rapid growth profiles. Autographed .World renowned “waterman” Laird Hamilton is known as the guiding genius of crossover board sports, and is largely considered the primary influence behind many surfing innovations, including tow-in surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, and hydrofoil Magazine has labeled Laird as, “the sport’s most complete surfer,displaying almost unnerving expertise in a multitude of.The Wave is an inland surf destination in Bristol where everyone can surf on consistent, safe waves all year round.

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