The Ultimate Guide to Surfing

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9780007110889: The Ultimate Guide to Surfing

A fully illustrated instruction guide to surfing, produced in association with SSM Freesports, one of the world’s biggest freesports media and marketing companies.

An instructional with a difference…

Combining vibrant, youth-oriented design (taking full advantage of the sport’s stunning settings) with authoritative content, The Ultimate Guide to Surfing is a must for all surfers, from the relative beginner to the experienced practitioner.

Legendary surfers Jay Moriarity and Chris Gallacher explore surfing as a way of life, what is means to them: the romantic ideals of surfing perfect waves in tropical surrounds with golden sunsets. They offer practical advice and tips on how to improve your skills: catching a wave, standing up, basic manoeuvres; they examine the physical side, the question of equipment, the spirit of surfing, advanced techniques for big waves, and surf travel.

Unlike traditional instructionals, this book accurately conveys the culture and personality of surfing in a witty, entertaining style. Written by two indisputable experts it is authoritative without being dull, as Moriarity and Schmidt shares his experience and passion for the sport, addressing the reader as a fellow insider.

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An instructional with a difference…

Combining vibrant, youth-oriented design (taking full advantage of the sport’s stunning settings) with authoritative content, The Ultimate Guide to Surfing is a must for all surfers, from the relative beginner to the experienced practitioner.

Legendary surfers Jay Moriarity and Richard Schmidt offers practical advice and tips on how to improve your skills, employing the latest techniques to create a holistic approach centred on a sound mental attitude and correct body equilibrium. Photo-collages present the technique in a flowing, easy-to-understand manner, as well as bringing particular joint movements into clear focus.Unlike traditional instructionals, this book accurately conveys the culture and personality of surfing in a witty, entertaining style. Written by two indisputable experts it is authoritative without being dull, as Moriarity and Schmidt shares his experience and passion for the sport, addressing the reader as a fellow insider.

About the Author:

Jay Moriarity hit the surf headlines when he wiped out at Maverick’s and he hasn’t been out of them since. Another big wave sailor and a massive ambassador for the sport.

Chris Gallacher is a consummate professional, having been competing for fourteen years. An inspiration to future professional surfers the world over, Chris now lives and surfs the Points around Santa Cruz.

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