Introducing “The Surf Atlas” – a captivating journey into the world of wave riding that transcends borders and embraces the global surf community. This exquisite hardcover bound book celebrates the essence of surfing, capturing the spiritual connection between surfers and their environment. It delves into the heart of a way of life where the ocean becomes a sacred partner, taking you on a voyage to the most unique, unusual, and beloved surf destinations across the globe.
From riding the northern lights in Iceland to exploring Arctic tundras in Russia, from the warmth of Ghana’s waves to the classic longboarding experience in Waikiki, “The Surf Atlas” spans six diverse regions: Africa, Asia, Europe, Central and South America, North America, Oceania, and the Pacific. With 320 pages of stunning photography and tales of adventure, this book brings you face to face with the diverse personalities who make up the global surf culture.
Authored by Luke Gartside, a former editor of Europe’s longest-running surf magazine, Wavelength, “The Surf Atlas” is a love letter to the surf world. Whether you’re an experienced rider or an armchair adventurer, this book promises to immerse you in the essence of the surfing way of life. Dive in, surf’s up!