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The complete guide to surfing

Author: Peter L Dixon
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Today surfing has achieved a giant and ever-increasing international following as every year people of all ages take up the board in search of the perfect wave. This comprehensive how-to book explains the technique, etiquette, and secrets of surfing to any wave rider, be he absolute beginner or seasoned pro. Written by a fifty-year veteran, it first takes the reader step-by-step through such basics as paddling out  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter L Dixon
ISBN: 1585743461 9781585743469
OCLC Number: 47964975
Description: xv, 208 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Surfing's rich legacy --
Let's go surfing --
Waves --
Bigger waves, better rides: Intermediate skills --
Safety --
Gear --
Big surf --
Bodysurfing --
Bodyboarding --
Future of surfing --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Peter Dixon.

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This guide explains the world of surfing. It takes the reader step-by-step through basics such as choosing the right board, reading waves, paddling out, and from making the first ride through  Read more...

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"Comprenesive. Surfing lingo gracefully spices Dixon's text and adds to the allure of the waves themselves."--"Woodland Hills Daily (Los Angeles, CA)"

 
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