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The Surfboard: Art, Style, Stoke

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A richly illustrated history of the surfboard from the first hand-crafted “wave-riding” redwood planks to the "plastic fantastic" technological marvels of today
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published May 15th 2007 by MVP Books
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Betterthanfiction
Have I ever surfed? No. Will I ever try? Maaaaybe. But gosh darn these surfboards are beautiful. Along with a pretty interesting history of the sport, major surfers and the evolution of design and materials and numerous gorgeous images of boards. Everything from the earliest all-wood boards to shimmering fiberglass. MMmmmm, shiiiinyyyy.
Ryan Ethington
Great book on the innovators and history of how surfboard shapes evolved.
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