Classic Big Wave Surfing Stories
By (author) John Long
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Big Drop by John Long
Book Description32 classic big wave surfing stories from the sport's pioneers John Long's classic collection of big wave surfing stories heralded a new era in surfing literature. Focusing on those elite athletes who live to challenge the ocean's fury, The Big Drop is more than just another surfing book. It is both an extraordinary collection of thirty-two true tales and a treasure-trove of insight into the evolution of big-wave surfing-with particular focus on the pioneers of the 1950s and 1960s and the skills necessary to challenge huge waves. Providing a comprehensive look at the sport's eras, locations, and legends, with a host of stunning images and a glossary of surfing terms, it is a truly unforgettable look at the obsession of those who face down monstrous waves. Revealing the tantalizing and terrifying truth about riding big waves, The Big Drop is a must for any surfer inclined to tackle large surf in thought or in fact.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781560449171
(229mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Falcon Press Publishing Co Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Publish Date: 1-May-2004
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - John Long
John Long's adventure and instructional books are best-sellers of outdoor publishing--more than a million copies of his books are in print. A renowned explorer and rock climber, he divides his time between Southern California and Venezuela. A writer by trade, he is currently pursuing new adventures and a doctorate in psychology.
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