Australia's Hottest 100 Surfing Legends


Perpetually broke, he would eat a spider for a beer, or drink mud from a puddle for a bite of a pie . The history of Australian surfing has been full of pioneers, outlaws, hooligans and mavericks. This lavishly illustrated book, with profiles of 100 legends of Australian surfing from ‘ancient history' (pre-1950s) to the current day, is the perfect gift for any surfer or surf aficionado. Featuring many rare and archival images, along with hundreds of gorgeous contemporary surf shots, Australia's Hottest 100 Surfing Legends is a feast for the eyes. Packed with behind-the-scenes anecdotes from insider author Phil Jarratt, this is a riveting account of the pioneers behind Australian surfing's past, and the read more

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ISBN:

9781742700212

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

240

Dimensions:

24cm x 21cm

Weight:

1240g

RRP:

$39.99

Category:

Sport , Travel

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 November 2011

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Phil Jarratt

Phil Jarratt is a journalist, author and publisher. A former editor of Tracks, Surfer and Australian Surf Journal, he is regarded as one of the foremost authorities on surfing and has worked in surf publishing for over 40 years. He has written over 20 books covering largely sport-related biography, surfing, and surf history including Salts and Suits, Kelly Slater: For the Love, Hottest 100 Surf legends, Surfing Australia: A Complete History of