Surf's Up: An Anthology of Surfing

9780672505225: Surf's Up: An Anthology of Surfing
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This collection of 1960s surfing stories covers all aspects of surfing, with highlights from the experiences of great surfers such as Gidget and the boys. There are 79 photographs including pictures by Don James and memorable scenes such as Mark Twain gulping saltwater after his board is washed up on the beach. All the joy, the danger and the freedom of riding the big waves are told in story, poem and pictrure by the giants of the sport: Duke Kahanamoku, George Freeth, Tom Blake, Eugene Burdick and Dr. John Heath Ball. The excitement and power of water and waves are described by such diverse enthusiasts as Lord Byron, Rick Griffin, Ronald Colby, Walt Whitman, Ron Church, and Gidget. Even Snoopy of the Peanuts cartoon fame gets into the water. Mr. Klein is a well-known author of surfing books.

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