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The Girl's guide to Surfing (Paperback)

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By Andrea McCloud, Symbolon (Illustrator)
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The Girl's Guide to Surfing delivers all a girl needs to score the wave of her choice. The surfing population has recently exploded, and women are in the water more than ever. For all these hearty souls, author Andrea McCloud delivers down-to-earth instruction and indispensable advice. Find out what kind of surf equipment is specifically right for women and how to get it. Learn how to read local breaks and tides for catching the right wave at the right spot. Get the lowdown on surf etiquette to avoid getting yelled at, or worse, crashing into someone. And hear war stories from the pros about how they learned to surf, how they conquer fear, and what it's like to pull into a fat tube. Featuring loads of informative illustrations, sidebars, and tips, The Girl's Guide to Surfing is the bible for any girl who wants to catch a wave.

About the Author

Andrea McCloud penned The Girl's Guide to Surfing while on an eight-month surf safari which took her to the beaches of Baja, mainland Mexico, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama. She lives in San Diego.

Symbolon's work has been exhibited extensively in London, New York, and Japan, featured on the BBC, and has appeared in several magazines in the United Kingdom, France, and the United States. He lives in Tokyo.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780811846455
ISBN-10: 0811846458
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Date: March 31st, 2005
Pages: 144
Language: English