The Ultimate Guide to Windsurfing

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

An instructional with a difference…

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

Legendary windsurfer Nik Baker and Daida Ruano Moreno explore windsurfing as a way of life, describing what the sport means to them: the sense of freedom, the camaraderie, the travel. They offer practical advice and tips on how to improve your skills: including planing, waterstarting, tacking, gybing; basic jumping and wave riding; the riders also explore the equipment question, extreme techniques and tricks, including loops, and the freestyle phenomenon.

Unlike traditional instructionals, this book accurately conveys the culture and personality of windsurfing in a relaxed and entertaining style. Written by experts from within the sport, it is authoritative without being dull, as the authors shares their 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 Windsurfing is a must for all windsurfers, from the relative beginner to the experienced practitioner.

Legendary windsurfers Jason Polakow and Josh Stone offer practical advice and tips on how to improve your skills, employing the latest techniques of biomechanics and neuro-linguistic programming 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 windsurfing in a witty, entertaining style. Written by experts from within the sport, it is authoritative without being dull, as the authors shares their experience and passion for the sport, addressing the reader as a fellow insider.

About the Author:

Nik Baker has been a professional windsurfer for ten years. During that time he has developed a reputation as one of the world’s most dynamic and powerful wave sailors. Combining power with style he is among the world elite in wave and freestyle competition.

Daida Ruano Moreno burst on to the international scene in 1997 during a world tour event in her home town of Pozo, Gran Canaria and won PWA Rookie of the Year. She proved her all-round ability by winning the PWA Wave and Overall title in 2000.

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