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Bodyboard Travel Guide

Where to score the world's best bodyboarding waves


The Bodyboard Travel Guide will open your mind to the endless possibilities that exploring the world with your bodyboard can bring. Featuring 100 slabs, wedges and shorebreaks on six continents, three oceans and dozens of countries, it will have you salivating at the sheer variety of whats on offer.

You will learn:
How to plan your trip
Where and when to go
How to score more waves by getting in shape
Why every bodyboarder needs to go on a boat trip
Staying safe, healthy and out of trouble
How to shoot great images and preserve your memories
How to save money on budget trips
Cold water destinations: how to survive and thrive
The one nation in the world every single man should visit (and it gets great waves too)!
How to prepare for an awesome roadtrip

Theres a ton of useful tips and insights from seasoned travellers and bodyboarding pros including: 2010 world champion Amaury Lavernhe, Matt Lackey, Pierre Louis Costes, Sacha Specker, Dave Winchester, Damien King, Ben Player and Magno Oliveira.

And much more, including:

Travellers Tales: Inspirational ripping yarns from bodyboarders whove been there, done that, and survived to tell the tale.

All illustrated with hundreds of photos from the worlds top bodyboarding and surfing photographers, including Tim Jones, Sacha Specker, Tim McKenna, Mike Searle, Ray Collins, Lee Kelly and Chris Van Lennep.

Detailed destination sections cover background info, waves, general travel advice and the vibe, plus of course detailed spot checks of the most bodyboarding-friendly breaks.

Check out:
IrelandEnchanted land of slabs, hollow points, green fields and black beer
HawaiiThe spiritual home of bodyboarding: learn how to surf Pipeline
PortugalSupertubes, super variety!
TahitiChopes as youve never seen it before
Pacific Islandswhere to seek off-the-beaten-track tropical perfection
ScotlandCold water slabs in Europes beautiful northern frontier
The Canary IslandsLearn how to score before the locals
MoroccoWeve uncovered some little-known wedges and reefs
South AfricaTwo oceans, quality waves galore
The PhilippinesSo much more than Cloud Nine
IndonesiaScore uncrowded perfection in this nation of thousands of wave-drenched islands
AustraliaSo much coastline, so many sick waves: these are the ones to bodyboard
England and WalesWhere to go for good waves and fun times
ChileAn arid coastal frontier of endless cold water slabs
Central AmericaWarm water and consistent fun surf
Mexicothe full lowdown on this wave-drenched land
BrazilThe party capital of the world is also home to some seriously fun bodyboarding waves
USAWhere to score in California and on the East Coast
SpainGreat culture, great food and great waves

My advice to anyone travelling and looking for waves is to stay curious and never let a long walk get in the way of a new discovery, The Bodyboard Travel Guide can help to get you there. Mitch Rawlins

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Cordee Code: CTK622
No of Pages: 160
Page Size: 215 x 215 mm
ISBN 10: 0956789307
ISBN 13: 9780956789303
Publisher: Orca Publications
Published Date: January 2012
Binding: Paperback
Illustrations: 300 col photos
Weight: 520g

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