Wingnut's Complete Surfing

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May 8, 2009


Electronic book text, 256 pages


0071636994 / 9780071636995

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Main description

From a world-class expert and one of the sport's greatest legends comes the only total guide for surfing

Surfing is a sport that anyone can pick up and enjoy with the right instruction. Yet many how-to books fail to address crucial basics such as wave dynamics, board design and performance, and strategies for paddling out through the wave breaks. Wingnut's Complete Surfing covers all this and more, providing you with a complete guide.

Table of contents

1. Surfing Success: A Preview
2. Getting Started
3. Choosing the Wave
4. Learning Strategy
5. Rules of the Road
5. Safety in Surfing
6. Moving Up
7. All About Surf Boards
8. Top Spots
9. Surfing for Kids
10. Alternative Vehicles
11. Surfing by Boat
Appendix 1. Sources for Gear
Appendix 2. Further Reading

Author comments

Robert "Wingnut" Weaver is a surfing legend and one of the most talented surfers in the world, with millions of dedicated fans and students. Famed especially for his longboard mastery, he was the star of the surfing movie classic Endless Summer II.

Scott Bannerot is an avid surfer, sailor, and writer whose feature articles appear regularly in adventure magazines.

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