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Surf Like a Girl

by Carolina Amell

Surf Like a Girl Synopsis

If you thought surfing was a male-dominated sport, think again. The thirty women surfers profiled in this thrilling collection can rip a wave with the best of them. Hailing from all over the world, each surfer is featured in spectacular photography and with their own inspirational words. There's American professional surfer Lindsay Steinriede on how her father's death has inspired her career; French board shaper Valerie Duprat on how she got her start sculpting foam ; Conchita Rossler, founder of Mooana Retreat in Portugal, on connecting mind, body, and spirit; and Australian photographer Cait Miers on empowering women. You'll also meet surfers who are over sixty, who surf while pregnant, who captain boats, teach yoga, and make movies. Breathtaking photography captures these women from every angle, on and off the waves, in some of the world's most visually stunning locations. The perfect gift for surfing enthusiasts, this unique compilation of stunning pictures and hard-won wisdom proves that the thrill of catching a wave, riding it, and kicking out belongs to everyone.

Book Information

ISBN: 9783791385952
Publication date: 5th September 2019
Author: Carolina Amell
Publisher: Prestel
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 256 pages
Categories: Surfing, windsurfing, water skiing, Photography & photographs,

About Carolina Amell

CAROLINA AMELL is a graphic designer specializing in contemporary visual culture. She is based in Barcelona, Spain.

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