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complete history of surfing

from water to snow

by Nat Young

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Published by Gibbs Smith, Pub. in Layton, Utah .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Surfing -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNat Young with Craig McGregor & Rod Holmes.
    ContributionsMcGregor, Craig., Holmes, Rod.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV840.S8 Y67 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination239 p. :
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16717364M
    ISBN 101423602668
    ISBN 109781423602668
    LC Control Number2007039826

      Consensus on the history of surfing credits the Polynesians for the invention of the ‘Olo Surf Board,’ which they couldn’t leave behind when they settled the Hawaiian Islands around C.E. From Hawaii, the sport laid dormant until a handful of world-class swimmers showcased it to the world. Film, video, magazines, television, and the internet have proven to be the most popular media outlets for surfing, but the sport has also been consistently well served by books. Surfing was first brought to the attention of the English-speaking world in Volume II of.

      Matt Warshaw () is the author of “The Encyclopedia of Surfing,” “Surf Movie Tonite: Surf Movie Poster Art, ,” and a forthcoming history of surfing, among other books. A former managing editor of Surfer magazine, he was ranked No. 43 on surfing. From Tommy Tanna, Alick Wickham and Freddie Williams's pioneering surf lifestyles to the hedonism of s beach culture, the Coolangatta Kids of the s, to the eventual professionalized machine that surfing in Australia has now become, this is the complete, no-holds-barred history of .

      Matt covers the history of surfing in a concise manner and leaves us plenty of room for thought on all the little tit bits which make up the full background. As both the art and sport of surfing is so quickly changing and is now being passed to the youngsters, this book is an essential item for the collection of every surfer/5(). The origins of catching and riding a wave began in Western Polynesia over three thousand years ago. The first ones to catch a wave were fishermen who discovered riding waves was an efficient method of getting to shore with their bounty. Eventually, catching waves transformed into a .


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Complete history of surfing by Nat Young Download PDF EPUB FB2

In this newly revised hardcover edition of The History of Surfing, world champion surfer Nat Young explores the history, stories, and inside expertise gathered in his years of deep involvement with the sport of surfing. The History of Surfing covers the full gamut, including surfing history, professionalism, surfboard evolution, professional surfers, the Hawaiian Islands, kneeboards, wave skills, kitesurfers, and the future of surfing.5/5(3).

After five years of research and writing, Warshaw has crafted an unprecedented history of the sport and the culture it has spawned.

At nearly pages, withwords and more than rare photographs, The History of Surfing reveals and defines this sport with a voice that is authoritative, funny, and wholly original.

The obsessive nature of this endeavor is matched only by the obsessive nature of surfers Cited by: A History of Surf Culture Stormrider Surf Stories Indonesia Surf Surf Café Living Surf City: The Jan and Dean Story Surf Flex: Flexibility, Yoga, and Conditioning Exercises for Surfers Surf Food: The Ultimate Surfers Cookbook Surf for Your Life Surf For Your Success Surf Forecasting For Invasions During World War II Surf Graphics Surf Is Where You Find It Surf Like a Girl Surf Like a Girl: The Surfer.

My book goes beyond the sporting aspect of the activity; to me surfing is an art form, a cultural statement on the state of our society as it is right now. With so many thousands of kids and older people turning on to surfing, skateboarding and snowboarding this “flow” form of recreations is the number one growth activity around the world.

The History of Surfing A great book for those wishing to learn how surfing was first seen by James Cook, back inand evolved into the 21st century.

At nearly pages, withwords and more than rare photographs, this is a book all surfers should feature in their home library. **Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Autobiography** For those of us who surf, the book will bring special meaning covering as it does the history of surfing, evolution of surfboard designs and transition from the long board to the agile short board and on to tow in surfing to enable a rider to catch a wave fifty feet high, waves that could not be surfed before tow in technique was developed.

Surfing Australia: A Complete History of Surfboard Riding in Australia on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Surfing Australia: A Complete History of Surfboard Riding in Australia. Surfing Australia: A Complete History of Surfboard Riding in Australia Hardcover – January 1, by Phil Jarratt (Author) › Visit Amazon's Phil Jarratt Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Author: Phil Jarratt. With forewords by Mark Richards and Layne Beachley, Australia’s World Champion surfers, this book is the definitive history of surfing in Australia.

Phil Jarratt has worked in surf publishing for forty years and is regarded as one of the sport’s foremost authorities. this is one big heavy book. so i propped it up on table, read it at u library, over two weeks. great pictures, mature, balanced history, some of which is to me familiar.

family history. only lived in the islands one year, visit every year, but this is not long enough. by secondary if you are serious wave hunter surfer- you are not in school. i never surfed but once, fell off tiny cut /5. Buy "A Complete History of Surfing" online from Allen & Unwin Book Publishers pages of full colour, includ words with over full colour photographs from the birth of surfing at the turn of the 20th century up till the phenomenon of tow in surfing.

After five years of research and writing, Warshaw has crafted an unprecedented history of the sport and the culture it has spawned. At nearly pages, withwords and more than rare photographs, The History of Surfing reveals and defines this sport with a voice that is authoritative, funny, and wholly original.

The obsessive nature of this endeavor is matched only by the obsessive nature of surfers /5(4). Nat Young is one of the greatest surfers in the history of the sport, so it stands to reason that this is one of the most definitive and authoritative books on surfing ever with stunning contemporary photographs and rare reproductions from a bygone era, Nat explores the development of the sport from the Hawaiian kings to the modern greats and up-and-coming stars.

Each spread features a micro essay and image capturing a slice of surf history, whether it's Kelly Slater, the invention of the thruster, shark attacks, or localism. Packaged in an irresistible small and chunky hardcover, A Brief History of Surfing deftly defines surf culture in an entertaining and irresistible book with wide appeal/5(18).

The book is arranged into five chronological chapters, tracing surfing culture from the first recorded European contact in by Captain James Cook to the global and multi-platform phenomenon of today/5(34). The art of surfing, known as heʻe ʻana (heʻe means to surf, and ʻana is the nominalizing particle) in the Hawaiian language, was recorded by Joseph Banks aboard HMS Endeavour during the first voyage of James Cook, during the ship's stay in Tahiti.

Surfing was a central part of ancient Polynesian culture and predates European contact. The chief (Ali'i) was traditionally the most skilled wave rider in the.

Surfing - The History and Origins of Surfing. Surfing is an amazing sport with an impressive history. The exact origins of surfing are not certain, but it was first observed by Europeans on a ship in Tahiti back in Research suggests that surfing dates back to.

Get this from a library. The complete history of surfing: from water to snow. [Nat Young; Craig McGregor; Rod Holmes] -- Surfing is one of the most exciting and stunningly beautiful sports in the world.

The modern surfer on his small plastic board is the product of a fascinating history of development. This is an.

Get this from a library. The complete history of surfing: from water to snow. [Nat Young] -- Packed with stunning contemporary photos and rare reproductions from a bygone era, Nat explores the development of the sport from the Hawaiian kings to the modern greats and up and coming stars.

Australian surfing legend Nat Young and his latest book, available at our online shop. Produced by Jahmin Lerum. Books shelved as surf: Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William Finnegan, In Search of Captain Zero: A Surfer's Road Trip Beyond the End of the Road by.item 1 Surfing Australia: Complete History by Phil Jarratt [Paperback] - Surfing Australia: Complete History by Phil Jarratt [Paperback] AU $ item 5 Jarratt Phil-Surfing Australia BOOK NEW - Jarratt Phil-Surfing Australia BOOK NEW.

AU $ +AU $ postage. See all 5. 1 product rating. 5. 1 users rated this 5 out of 5 stars 1. /5(1).Surf culture sprouted clothing brands and an entire subsection of the media. This began with John Severson's book of photos, 'The Surfer'.

Slowly his garage-built book developed into a full-scale magazine called 'Surfer'. This would be the first of many surf publications throughout the world. By the late 's surfing had a new centre, Australia.