A Brief History of Surfing

Author(s): Matt Warshaw
Genre: Sports, History
Original Publish Date: Mar 14, 2017
Product Number: EB00699329
Released: Mar 14, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781452152806
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
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Matt Warshaw knows more about surfing than any other person on the planet, as evidenced by The History of Surfing, Warshaw's definitive take on the sport. Now, he has honed that book into an abridged and excerpted edition for surfers everywhere. Each spread features a micro essay alongside an image capturing a slice of surf history, from Kelly Slater and the invention of the thruster to shark attacks and localism. Packaged in a small and chunky hardcover, A Brief History of Surfing deftly defines surf culture in an entertaining and irresistible volume with wide appeal.

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