Born to Boogie: Legends of Bodyboarding

"Born to Boogie: Legends of Bodyboarding" tells the story of the incredible sport of bodyboarding from 1971 to the modern days.


The pioneers, the champions and the underground chargers are all profiled, among them Tom Morey, Pat Caldwell, Ben Severson, Jay Reale, Mike Stewart, Michael 'Eppo' Eppelstun, Guilherme Tamega, Andre Botha, Ryan Hardy, Damian King, Ben Player, Jeff Hubbard, Mitch Rawlins and Pierre Louis Costes.

"Born to Boogie: Legends of Bodyboarding" was written by the bodyboard journalist Owen Pye, and features details on how the sport was created, how it developed, flourished, faltered and fought back to become one of the most exciting extreme sports in the world today.

Expect incredible stories spanning four decades and packed with iconic bodyboarding photos that every bodyboarder will froth to own.

To its legions of followers, bodyboarding is quite simply the most intense water sport on the planet. Wherever you find waves that are too heavy for even the most gung-ho surfers, there you'll find the boogers, screaming into dredging pits and scoring impossibly deep barrels.

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