The Surfboard: Art, Style, Stoke

February 15, 2011 | Surf Books

The Surfboard: Art, Style, Stoke

Author: Ben Marcus
Paperback: 256 pages
Publisher: MVP Books
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0760338868
ISBN-13: 978-0760338865
Product Dimensions: 11.8 x 7.4 x 0.7 inches
Shipping Weight: 2 pounds

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The history of the surfboard is one of innovation that has in turn shaped the sport of surfing.

"The Surfboard" follows this history, from the first "wave-riding" redwood planks crafted by ancient Hawaiians to the vacuum-sealed, lightweight, "plastic fantastic" technological marvels of today.

Beautifully illustrated with historical prints and engravings, as well as the latest surf photography and detailed closeups, this book documents the surfboards evolution as a perfect convergence of form and function.

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