This is a fully illustrated instruction guide to windsurfing, produced in association with SSM Freesports, one of the world's biggest freesports media and marketing companies. It is an instructional with a difference . . .
Combining vibrant design (taking full advantage of the sport's stunning settings) with authoritative content, this book is a must for all windsurfers, from the relative beginner to the experienced practitioner.
Legendary windsurfer Nik Baker and Daida Ruano Moreno explore windsurfing as a way of life, describing what the sport means to them: the sense of freedom, the camaraderie, the travel. They offer practical advice and tips on how to improve your skills, including planing, waterstarting, tacking, gybing, basic jumping and wave riding. The riders also explore the equipment question, extreme techniques and tricks, including loops, and the freestyle phenomenon.
Unlike traditional instructionals, this book accurately conveys the culture and personality of windsurfing in a relaxed and entertaining style. Written by experts from within the sport, it is authoritative without being dull, as the authors share their experience and passion for the sport, addressing the reader as a fellow insider.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 06 / 2003
- 222 x 204mm