Surfboards (Hardcover)

Author: Motil, Guy

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Surfboards is a high-end, large format book exploring the past hundred years of efforts by surfers to find and build that perfect wave-riding vehicle for riding that perfect wave. Beginning with a brief history of the sport and its equipment, subsequent sections will deal with different categories and styles of surfboards with stories of their design and creation. State-of-the-art photography and illustration will show everything from close-up detail of the boards themselves to surfboards in action around the world and throughout the past.
Written and photographed by internationally acclaimed photographer Guy Motil and produced by the award-winning staff of "Longboard Magazine," a major voice in the sport of surfing, domestically and internationally, this book endeavors to share with readers (surfers and non-surfers alike) some of the myth and lore of those seemingly simple objects and the men and women who created them.

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Publisher Globe Pequot Pr
Mfg Part# 9780762746217
SKU 204477238
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0762746211
Release Date 12/1/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 12.25H x 9.5L x 1.25T
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Editors Note Surfboards is a high-end, large format book exploring the past hundred years of efforts by surfers to find and build that perfect wave-riding vehicle for riding that perfect wave. Beginning with a brief history of the sport and its equipment, subsequent sections will deal with different categories and styles of surfboards with stories of their design and creation. State-of-the-art photography and illustration will show everything from close-up detail of the boards themselves to surfboards in action around the world and throughout the past. Written and photographed by internationally acclaimed photographer Guy Motil and produced by the award-winning staff of Longboard Magazine, a major voice in the sport of surfing, domestically and internationally, this book endeavors to share with readers (surfers and non-surfers alike) some of the myth and lore of those seemingly simple objects and the men and women who created them.
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0223
Publisher Falcon Press Publishing

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