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A

A Golden Age: Surfing's Revolutionary 1960s and '70s
Adventure Guide: Hawaii The Big Island
All for a Few Perfect Waves: The Audacious Life and Legend of Rebel Surfer Miki Dora
Amazing Surfing Stories
Australia's Century of Surf: How a Big Island at the Bottom of the World Became the Greatest Surfing Nation on Earth

B

Body & Soul
Born To Boogie: Legends of Bodyboarding

C

Caught Inside: A Surfer's Year on the California Coast
Chasing Waves: A Surfer's Tale of Obsessive Wandering
Cold Water Souls: In Search of Surfings Cold Water Pioneers

D

Da Bull: Life Over the Edge
Deep in the Wave: A Surfing Guide to the Soul
Dr Rip's Essential Beach Book: Everything You Need to Know About Surf, Sand and Rips
Duke: A Great Hawaiian
Duke: The Life Story of Duke Kahanamoku

E

Eddie Would Go: The Story of Eddie Aikau, Hawaiian Hero and Pioneer of Big Wave Surfing
Everything a Beginner Surfer Needs to Know: A 15 Minute Practical Guide

F

Fierce Heart: The Story of Makaha and the Soul of Hawaiian Surfing
Fit to Surf : The Surfer's Guide to Strength and Conditioning
Force of Nature: Mind, Body, Soul, And, of Course, Surfing

G

Guide to Surfing - What Every Surfer Should Know Before They Enter The Water
Greg Noll: The Art Of The Surfboard

H

Hawaiian Surfing: Traditions from the Past
Health & Fitness for Windsurfing
Hobie: Master of Water, Wind and Waves

I

I Surf, Therefore I Am: A Philosophy of Surfing
Incredible Waves: An Appreciation of Perfect Surf
Island Explorer: Surfing, Sailing and Exploring Beyond Sumatra and the Mentawai Islands

J

Jack O'Neill: It's Always Summer On the Inside

K

Kelly Slater: For the Love
Kitesurfing in the Waves: The Complete Guide
Kook: What Surfing Taught Me About Love, Life, and Catching the Perfect Wave

L

Learn to Surf
LeRoy Grannis: Surf Photography of the 1960s and 1970s
Little Man on Wheels: Surfing Legend Dewey Weber
Longboarder's Start-Up: A Guide to Longboard Surfing
Lunatic Surfer or Destiny?

M

Making Mavericks: The Memoir of a Surfing Legend
Maritime Education and Surfing in School
Masters of Surf Photography: Tom Servais
Maui Trailblazer: Where to Hike, Snorkel, Paddle, Surf, Drive

Mr. Sunset: The Jeff Hakman Story

O

Occy: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Mark Occhilupo

P

Photo/Stoner: The Rise, Fall, and Mysterious Disappearance of Surfing's Greatest Photographer
Pipe Dreams: A Surfer's Journey
Pop Surf Culture: Music, Design, Film, and Fashion from the Bohemian Surf Boom
Puerto Rico's Surf Culture

R

Rad Cars With Rad Surfboards On Them
Ron Church: California to Hawaii 1960 to 1965

S

Salts and Suits
Saltwater Buddha: A Surfer's Quest to Find Zen on the Sea
Scratching the Horizon: A Surfing Life
Secrets to Progressive Surfing
Shooting the Curl
Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board
Spanish for Surfers
Stoked! A History of Surf Culture
Surf: 100 Greatest Waves
Surf
Surf Café Living
Surf Food: The Ultimate Surfers Cookbook
Surf for Your Life
Surf For Your Success
Surf Graphics
Surf Is Where You Find It
Surf Like a Girl
Surf Mama: One Woman's Search for Love, Happiness and the Perfect Wave
Surf Poetry: A Modest Collection of Beach-Born Perspectives
Surf Safari: Malibu to Panama
Surf Science: An Introduction To Waves For Surfing
Surf Sharks: The First Ride
Surf Survival: The Surfer's Health Handbook
Surf Texas
Surf Travel: The Complete Guide
Surf's Up: Collecting the Longboard Era
365 Surfboards: The Coolest, Raddest, Most Innovative Boards from Around the World
Surfer Magazine: 50 Years
Surfer Magazine's Guide to Northern and Central California Surf Spots
Surfer Magazine's Guide to Southern California Surf Spots
Surfer's Code: 12 Simple Lessons for Riding Through Life
Surfer's Start-Up: A Beginner's Guide to Surfing
Surfers' Blood
Surfers Heaven
Surfing about Music
Surfing Australia: The Complete History of Surfboard Riding in Australia
Surfing Cold Water
Surfing Illustrated: A Visual Guide to Wave Riding
Surfing in Hawai'i: 1778-1930
Surfing Life Waves
Surfing Mavericks: The Unofficial Biography of Jay Moriarity
Surfing Newport Beach: The Glory Days of Corona del Mar
Surfing: A History of the Ancient Hawaiian Sport
Surfing: An Illustrated History of the Coolest Sport of All Time
Surfing: Mastering Waves from Basic to Intermediate
Surfing: The Manual: Advanced
Surfing: The World's Best Surf Breaks and Techniques
Surfing's Greatest Misadventures: Dropping In on the Unexpected
Sweetness and Blood: How Surfing Spread from Hawaii and California to the Rest of the World (...)
Swell: A Year of Waves

T

TC
The Basics of Surfboard Design
The Big Drop: Classic Big Wave Surfing

The Big Juice: Epic Tales of Big Wave Surfing
The Bodyboard Manual: The Essential Guide to Bodyboarding
The Bodyboard Travel Guide: The 100 Most Awesome Waves on the Planet
The California Surf Project
The Encyclopedia of Surfing
The Essential Surfing Costa Rica Guide & Surf Map Set (Volume 3)
The Essentials of Surfing
The History of Surfing
The Kite and Windsurfing Guide Europe
The Kook's Guide to Surfing
The Pilgrimage: 50 Places to Surf Before You Die
The Stormrider Guide Europe The Continent
The Stormrider Guide North America
The Stormrider Surf Guide Central America and the Caribbean
The Stormrider Surf Guide Indonesia and the Indian Ocean
The Stormrider Surf Guide Tropical Islands
The Stormrider Surf Journal: Atlas Planner Log
The Surf Girl Fitness Handbook
The Surfboard: Art, Style, Stoke
The Surfer's Guide to Baja
The Surfer's Mind
The Surfing Handbook
The Surfing Tribe
The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks and Giants of the Ocean
The World in the Curl
The World Kite and Windsurfing Guide
The World Stormrider Guide Volume 1
The World Stormrider Guide Volume 2
The World Stormrider Guide Volume 3
Thrust: The Simon Anderson Story
Time Barrel

W

Wave Chasers: Searching for Surf on Lake Michigan
Wave Chasers Volume 2: Searching for Surf on the Great Lakes
Wave Riding: The Life and Times of a Surfer
Waves and Beaches: The Dynamics of the Ocean Surface
Waves of Wahines: A History of Women's Surfing
Welcome to Paradise, Now Go to Hell
Where Albatross Soar
Wingnut's Complete Surfing

 

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