With its massive faces, punishing rocks, and treacherous currents, "Maverick's" presents a surfing challenge like no other. Author Matt Warshaw has updated his critically acclaimed illustrated history of "Maverick's" to cover important recent developments, and we've added a fresh new cover to kick this edition off in style. "A fascinating account," to quote Surfer magazine, it takes "a cue from Sebastian Junger's "The Perfect Storm."..Warshaw focused on a single event...and expands on it to illuminate an entire culture and its world beyond waves." The event was the death of celebrated surfer Mark Foo, one of those who congregate every winter to test themselves in the dark, foreboding waters. And what unfolds in "Maverick's" is no less than the story of big-wave surfing, from its ancient Hawaiian origins to modern tow-in riders. It's a book to be enjoyed not only by those who surf deep in the waves, but also by those whose taste for adventure is satisfied deep in the pages of a very good book.Biografía del autor:
Matt Warshaw has been writing about surfing for more than 20 years. Former editor of Surfer magazine, his articles have appeared in Outside, Esquire, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal. He is the author of several books on surfing, including The Encyclopedia of Surfing and lives in San Francisco.
Daniel Duane is a surfer, naturalist, and critically acclaimed author of Caught Inside: A Surfer's Year on the California Coast. He has written for Esquire, the New York Times Magazine, the Los Angeles Times Magazine, Men's Journal, Outside Magazine, and the Village Voice, among others. He lives in San Francisco.
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Descripción Chronicle Books, 2003. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Updated. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0811841596
Descripción Chronicle Books, 2003. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110811841596
Descripción Estado de conservación: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Nº de ref. de la librería 97808118415971.0