Big Juice : Epic Tales Of Big Wave Surfing

Big Juice : Epic Tales Of Big Wave Surfing

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The best and newest big-wave surfing stories from the sport's insiders More than a decade ago, John Long published his now classic The Big Drop, an unprecedented look at the larger-than-life frontier of big wave surfing. Since then, the sport has exploded in popularity. The big wave bar keeps rising as extreme surfers continue to seek out, surf, and survive a ride on the elusive 100-foot wave. The incredible stories of a new generation of thrill-seeking, death-defying surfers and stunning, full-color photography of monster waves fill the pages of this new collection by John Long and former surfing pro Sam George.A powerful, contemporary look at the men and women who live and breathe for the next big wave and the bigger, more dangerous challenge, The Big Juice presents a rich history of characters, controversies, heroism, humor, and tragedy that define the sport. With contributions from:- Ben Marcus, author of The Surfing Handbook and The Art of Stand Up Paddling- Chris Dixon, writer, Surfer magazine- Kimball Taylor, writer, ESPN- Bruce Jenkins, author of North Shore Chronicles; writer, Sports Illustrated- Drew Kampion, former editor of Surfer, Surfing, Wind Surf, and Wind Tracks magazines; author of The Book of Waves: Form and Beauty on the Ocean- James Hollmer-Cross, writer, Surfing magazine . . . and big-wave surfers:- Laird Hamilton- Dave Kalama- Evan Slater- Shane Dorian- Greg Noll- and more


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Author(s)
John Long, Sam George
Format
Paperback | 336 pages
Dimensions
149.86 x 226.06 x 20.32mm | 34g
Publication date
08 Nov 2011
Publisher
ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
Imprint
Globe Pequot Press
Publication City/Country
Old Saybrook, United States
Language
English
Illustrations note
black & white illustrations, colour illustrations
ISBN10
0762769939
ISBN13
9780762769933
Bestsellers rank
429,213