Surfing Illustrated: A Visual Guide to Wave Riding

Paperback | May 7, 2010

byJohn Robison

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Expert instruction you need to take your skills from kook to boss

Author John Robison uses hundreds of pictures--comical, cartoon-like drawings--to clearly illustrateevery aspect of surfing: wave dynamics, riding techniques,etiquette, logistics, and more. This entertaining,easy-to-understand visual presentation makes it easyfor you to pick up his techniques and use themon the waves.

Robison covers every aspect of thesport, from paddling out through the surf zone andcatching and riding that first wave to nose riding, acrobatics,shortboard riding, and to equipment repairs.

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Expert instruction you need to take your skills from kook to bossAuthor John Robison uses hundreds of pictures--comical, cartoon-like drawings--to clearly illustrateevery aspect of surfing: wave dynamics, riding techniques,etiquette, logistics, and more. This entertaining,easy-to-understand visual presentation makes it easyfor you to p...

John Robison is a committed surfer and the author of the successful and similarly formatted Sea Kayaking Illustrated: A Visual Guide to Better Paddling.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 9.2 × 7.3 × 0.36 inPublished:May 7, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:007147742X

ISBN - 13:9780071477420

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Table of Contents

1.Surfboards and Surfers
2.Waves
3.Shoreline Dynamics
4.The Physics of Surfing
5.Surf Etiquette
6.Paddling
7.Reading and Catching Waves
8.Standing Up and Steering
9.Surf Adventures
10.Surfer and Surfboard Repair: first aid for you and your board