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The Kook's Guide to Surfing: The Ultimate Instruction Manual: How to Ride Waves With Skill, Style, Etiquette. and Fun
Contributor(s): Borte, Jason, Brown, Matt (Illustrator)
ISBN: 1620877236     ISBN-13: 9781620877234
Publisher: Skyhorse Pub Co Inc
    OUR PRICE: $13.46  
Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: June 2013

Move over, dude! The Kook’s Guide to Surfing shows what it means to be a real surfer. This clever, often hilarious guide shares with kooks (those guys on surfboards who just don’t get it yet) the truths and know-how of a lifelong wave-lover. The secret: surfing responsibly and sharing the waves. You don’t have to be too cool for school” to be cool in the water.

But surfing like a pro isn’t just about courtesy, and neither is The Kook’s Guide to Surfing. The ultimate guide to great surfing, it’s got tips on choosing the right board for the right wave, stances and paddling, avoiding injuries and staying safe, andonce all that has been masteredhow and where to show off your skills in the big competitions. Other topics include:

First lessons and helpful tipsPhysical fitnessTypes of wavesSurf etiquetteBuying surfboardsAn index of the best surf locations

Filled with witty illustrations, a glossary of surfing terminology, and fun Hey, Kook!” trivia,The Kook’s Guide to Surfing will turn even the greenest beginners into knockout surfing pros.

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Sports & Recreation | Surfing
Dewey: 797
Academic/Grade Level: General Adult
Book type: Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 7.00" H x 5.00" W x 0.50" (0.55 lbs) 218 pages