Few things about travel read more like an addiction than a surfer chasing good waves. There is this constant pull they speak of, and they travel far and to dangerous places to get it. So while millions of us travel to the sea every week to lounge and relax, we’re headed there for an adrenaline rush. The latest selection for Just Booked, our series of beautiful illustrated books, catalogs the work of the magazine trying to capture this world –Surfer Magazine: 1960-2020published by Rizzoli.
The book is full of spectacular shots that become even more remarkable as the images are an attempt to capture in static form an action (man with ocean) full of movement and energy. Over the decades, one can see how the representation of the sport has changed not only in terms of logo designs and artwork, but also in terms of body, skin color and gender changes.
The history inside is fabulous. There are headlines like, “France: When the surf is 8 feet and tubing, and the apple pie is the best I’ve ever eaten.” If you flip through the decades, you can see how coverage of the surfing Lifestyle shaped by Southern California but also growing beyond. And even if you don’t surf, chances are you’ll discover a beach you’d love to lounge on.
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