Surfing Illustrated: A Visual Guide to Wave Riding
Expert instruction you need to take your skills from kook to boss
Author John Robison uses hundreds of pictures-- comical, cartoon-like drawings--to clearly illustrate every aspect of surfing: wave dynamics, riding techniques, etiquette, logistics, and more. This entertaining, easy-to-understand visual presentation makes it easy for you to pick up his techniques and use them on the waves.
Robison covers every aspect of the sport, from paddling out through the surf zone and catching and riding that first wave to nose riding, acrobatics, shortboard riding, and to equipment repairs.
1. Surfboards and Surfers 2. Waves 3. Shoreline Dynamics 4. The Physics of Surfing 5. Surf Etiquette 6. Paddling 7. Reading and Catching Waves 8. Standing Up and Steering 9. Surf Adventures 10. Surfer and Surfboard Repair: first aid for you and your board