Surfing Australia by Phil Jarratt | Hardie Grant Publishing

Surfing Australia A Complete History of Surfboard Riding in Australia


Australian surf culture is over a century old, and it still hasn't quite grown up. From its roots as an illegal pastime to its current incarnation as a professional sport, surfing's enduring appeal has always been the carefree, quintessentially Australian lifestyle that goes with it. Australian surf culture has always had competing impulses of chaos and order. For every Boot Hill Gang there is a Surf Life Saving Association; for every tragic drug disqualification, a World Title winner.
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ISBN:

9781743793688

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

344

Dimensions:

27cm x 23cm

Weight:

1450g

RRP:

£22.99

Category:

General Non-Fiction & Reference

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

25 January 2018

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