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Surfboards

Author: Guy Motil
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : FalconGuides, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This stunningly illustrated volume takes readers on a journey through the last 100 years of the search for the perfect board by surfers the world over. Surfboards begins with a brief but knowledgeable and entertaining history of the sport and its equipment. It then goes on to explore the many different styles and types of surfboards, accompanied by stories and full-colour photographs that depict their design,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Guy Motil
ISBN: 9780762746217 0762746211
OCLC Number: 148949737
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Winner of National Outdoor Book Awards (Design/Artistic Merit) 2008
Description: 223 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Foreword --
Equip-volution: 100 years of surfboard design --
Olo --
Redwood planks --
Early foam boards --
Simon Anderson Thruster --
Bob Simmons Designs --
Gerry Lopez Pipeline Gun --
1960s Noseriders --
1980s Tri-Fins --
Hot Curl --
Bing Pipeliner --
Greenough Spoon --
Weber Performer --
Mark Richards Twin-Fin --
1960s Big-Wave Guns --
Aussie evolution --
Velzy-Jacobs Pig --
1970s speed shapes --
Tandem boards --
Aipa Stinger --
Pacific System Homes --
Stewart Hydro Hull --
1960s Mini-Gun --
Mike Hudson Red Fin --
Tom Blake Hollow Boards --
Benders and stepdecks --
1960s Vee-Bottom --
Yater Spoon --
Malibu Chip --
Moden Fish --
Miki Dora Da Cat Model --
Al Merrick Pro Boards --
Tow-In Boards --
Art boards --
Logo art --
Contemporary surfboards.
Responsibility: Guy Motil.
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Explores the many different styles and types of surfboards, accompanied by stories and photographs that depict their design, creation, and use - from close-up details of the boards themselves to  Read more...

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