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Women Who Surf Charging Waves with the World's Best

by Ben Marcus, Lucia Griggi

Women Who Surf Charging Waves with the World's Best Synopsis

Mavericks and more, a celebration of feminine beauty, athleticism, wisdom, and skill when the surf is bombing-Women Who Surf profiles some of the world's most inspiring female surfers ranging from Bethany Hamilton to Wrenna Delgado. Each surfer tells her story, highlighting her personal challenges, accomplishments, and philosophy, as well as inspiring readers and providing them with practical how-to suggestions on maximizing not only their own potential in surfing but in life as they lead the charge and push their limits at infamous big-wave spots like Teahupoo in Tahiti, Waimea Bay, and Peahi/Jaws in the Hawaiian Islands. The profiles by accomplished author and editor Ben Marcus are complemented by stunning color photography by leading adventure photojournalist Lucia Griggi. Featured surfers: 1. Rochelle Ballard 2. Wrenna Delgado 3. Bethany Hamilton 4. Maya Gabeira 5. Keala Kennelly 6. Andrea Moller 7. Leah Dawson 8. Mercedes Maidana 9. Easkey Britton 10. Alana Blanchard 11. Bianca Valenti 12. Paige Alms 13. Alison Teal 14. Sally Fitzgibbons 15. Rosy Hodge 16. Janet Macpherson 17. Pauline Ado

Book Information

ISBN: 9781493024858
Publication date: 1st April 2017
Author: Ben Marcus, Lucia Griggi
Publisher: Falcon Guides an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 248 pages
Categories: Surfing, windsurfing, water skiing, Biography: sport,

About Ben Marcus, Lucia Griggi

Ben Marcus served as editor of Surfer Magazine for ten years, where he wrote the first story on Mavericks, inaugurated the Surfer Magazine Surf Video Awards, and oversaw exciting years in the evolution of surfing. After leaving Surfer, Ben took to the road as a wandering writer and worked on many books covering a variety of topics. Ben has also done extensive writing for magazines and newspapers: The LA Times, LA Weekly, Malibu Magazine, Men's Journal, Outside, Fly Fish Journal, Standup Journal, The Surfer's Journal and others. Ben currently lives in Hawaii on a decommissioned Coast Guard cutter in the ...

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