Surfer's Start-Up - Doug Werner (Paperback)

A Beginner's Guide to Surfing

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Product Details

Barcode
9781884654121
Department
Books
Released
1 Jun 1999
Supply Source
UK

Book

Author
Doug Werner
Subtitle
A Beginner's Guide to Surfing
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Independent Pub Group
Edition
2
Series
Start-Up Sports Series
Language
English
Number of Pages
128
Dimensions
216 x 140 x 13mm (181g)

Annotation

Briefly traces the history of surfing, describes surfing safety and etiquette, and offers advice on buying a board and learning to surf.

Summary

Recommended by the United States Surfing Federation as a book that every beginning surfer should read, this instructional guide details the basics of surfing gear, conditions, safety, etiquette, and history. Written by someone who went through the learning process, topics are covered with just enough detail to get the reader riding the waves quickly and safely. It teaches the beginner surfer the fundamentals of the sport; what to expect in the first days of learning; and how to cope with waves, learning frustrations, and crowds. This edition has been updated with the latest information on equipment, technique, and resources.

Non-Fiction

General Subject
Sports
BISAC Subject 1
Sports & Recreation / Water Sports
Library Subject 1
Surfing.
Dewey Classification
797.3/2