Waves aren't measured in feet, but in increments of fear. Big-wave rider Buzzy TrentFrom the Publisher:
"A voodoo wave." "The Everest of the ocean." What surfer in his right mind would choose to surf Maverick's with its 50-degree murky water, 60-foot faces, punishing rock bottom, and shifting Central California currents over riding the warm, blue, big waves of Hawaii? But Maverick's presents a surfing challenge like no other. Each winter, starting in October, an elite corps from around the world journey to Maverick's to test themselves on its cold, forbidding wavesbecause challenge, above all else, motivates the big-wave surfer. With heart-stopping photography and an exceptional, driving text, "Maverick's" tracks the 1/2ve most dangerous days in the break's history, including its first casualty: big-wave celebrity Mark Foo, who died on the morning of his very first visit. Surf journalist Matt Warshaw weaves into this vivid record the complete and unconventional history of big-wave surfing, from its ancient Hawaiian origins through to the modern drama of tow-in surfers. Like "Into Thin Air, Maverick's" promises to transcend its core audience, appealing to the huge armchair market that is enthralled by the sporting life lived at the extreme of danger.
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Descripción Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA, 2000. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Estado de la sobrecubierta: New. 1st Edition. First edition 2000, first printing, number line starts with 1. Hardcover in pictorial laminated boards with matching DJ. Condition new, square tight and crisp book, no edgewear, no markings of any kind, no names no underlinings no highlights no bent pages, Not a reminder. DJ fine, bright and shiny, one tear at the head of the spine, repaired with clear tape, no chips, Price Not clipped. 4to, 224 pages, illustrated, bibliography. Nº de ref. de la librería 013914
Descripción Chronicle Books, 2000. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 081182652X
Descripción Chronicle Books, 2000. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P11081182652X