Longboarder's Start-Up: A Guide to Longboard Surfing

Design innovations and a new appreciation for the grace and poise of surfing a longer board have lifted the art of longboarding back into the limelight and, more importantly, back into the minds of serious surfers who are looking to expand their wave-riding experience.

The first half of this guide covers the basics of longboard equipment, wave selection, courtesy, and surfing technique through standing up.

The second part gets into intermediate and advanced longboarding skills, including cross-stepping, trimming, turning, turning maneuvers, essential noseriding, and some of the breathtaking tricks the pros execute so flawlessly.

The key points are brought home with stripped-down text and photos featuring some of the best longboard surfers on earth, including Ted Robinson, Colin McPhillips, Jeff Kramer, and Mark Stewart.

Book Details

Author: Doug Werner
Paperback: 160 pages
Publisher: Tracks Publishing (August 1, 1996)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1884654061
ISBN-13: 978-1884654060
Product Dimensions: 8.7 x 5.5 x 0.4 inches