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Amazing surfing stories

Author: Alex Wade
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley Nautical, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Enjoy a wonderful hardback collection of thrilling surfing stories. This eclectic mix has something for everyone: from classic tales of monster waves and epic battles, to hilarious anecdotes of what goes on in among the breakers"--
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Wade
ISBN: 9781119942542 1119942543 9781119942542 1119942543 9781118340202 1118340205 9781118337271 1118337271 9781118337363 1118337360
OCLC Number: 788293867
Description: xiii, 209 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: pt. One Going to Extremes --
Child's Play? Definitely Not --
Hold Down --
Surviving the Atom Blaster --
Oh My God (Take 1) --
Size Matters --
pt. Two Tragic Tales --
In Memory of Andy Irons --
Veitch: RIP --
QED --
The Peterson Problem --
pt. Three When the Big Stuff Bites --
A Bite out of Burle --
People in Car Crashes Don't Stop Driving --
Bare Hands and Bombs --
The White Zone --
pt. Four Gonzo Interlude --
Being Dave Rastovich --
A Thrust Too Far --
Do You Know Russell Winter? --
Four Surfers and a Painting --
pt. Five Contests and Communities --
Higher than a High Five --
Black Clouds and Bellyboards --
Bad Boy Bobby and the New York Quiksilver Pro --
The Big M --
Lord Thurso, Cool in Caithness --
A Debt at Dungeons --
After Rio Breaks --
pt. Six Worldwide Waves --
Seven Ghosts --
Hokkaido --
The Rights of Passage --
1,300 Miles for a Wave --
Ed's Left, aka the Spot with No Name --
Loco on Lobos.
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