The Ultimate Guide to Surfing

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9780007110889: The Ultimate Guide to Surfing

Combining vibrant, youth-oriented design (taking full advantage of the sport's stunning settings) with authoritative content, this volume is for all surfers, from the relative beginner to the experienced practitioner. Surfers Jay Moriarity and Chris Gallagher offers practical advice and tips on how to improve surfing skills, employing the latest techniques to create a holistic approach centred on a sound mental attitude and correct body equilibrium. Photo-collages present the technique in a flowing, easy-to-understand manner, as well as bringing particular joint movements into clear focus.

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The Ultimate Guide to Surfing

Lifestyle and passion are fundamental to Freesports and the aim of the Ultimate Guide series was to offer readers an insight into the sports through the eyes and words of some of the sports leading professionals. All participants know the addictive nature of surfing and no matter how much time you are able to dedicate to your passion everyone is certain to relate to the words in the Ultimate Guide.

Throughout the book readers are treated to outstanding photography. The Ultimate Guide to Surfing is packed with images from Alex Williams, a surf photographer with over twenty years of professional experience and a well earned reputation as a talented trigger finger and regular contributor to surf magazines and journals world-wide.

There are plenty of quotes and highlighted sections that bring out the key elements and make it easy for readers to feel they have gained an in-depth understanding of what makes the riders tick.

If you are a participant, a potential new recruit keen to find out more or if you want your friends and family to understand why they see so little of you at weekends The Ultimate Guide is for you.

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Combining vibrant, full-color photography with authoritative content, The Ultimate Guide to Surfing is a must for all surfers, from the relative beginner to the experienced practitioner.Legendary surfers Jay Moriarity and Chris Gallagher offer practical advice and tips on how to improve your skills, employing the latest techniques to create a holistic approach centered around a sound mental attitude and correct body exuilibrium. Beautiful photo collages present Moriarity and Gallagher's techniques in a flowing, easy-to-understand manner, and also bring particular moves into clear focus.The authors offer key skills such as the kick-out, re-entry, walking the board, floaters, and how to get air. They also include advice on how to repair a damaged board as well as a glossary of "surf talk." (9 x 8, 96 pages, color photos)

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Moriarity, Jay; Gallagher, Chris
Published by CollinsWillow (2001)
ISBN 10: 000711088X ISBN 13: 9780007110889
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