Surfer's Start-Up: A Beginner's Guide to Surfing

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Tracks Publishing, 1999 - Sports & Recreation - 128 pages
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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.

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This basic text provides a handy reference for those who need to learn about proper surfing technique and other fundamental information. Werner, an avid surfer from San Diego, manages to cover all the ... Read full review

Contents

Gear
15
The Right Waves
23
Safety
29
Copyright

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\Doug Werner has been a surfer for over 25 years. He is the author of all nine books in the Start-Up series. He lives in San Diego, California.

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