Author(s): Phil Jarratt
The history of Australian surfing has been full of pioneers, outlaws, hooligans and mavericks. This lavishly illustrated book, with profiles of 100 legends of Australian surfing from 'ancient history' (pre-1950s) to the current day, is the perfect gift for any surfer or surf aficionado. Featuring many rare and archival images, along with hundreds of gorgeous contemporary surf shots, Australia's Hottest 100 Surfing Legends is a feast for the eyes. Packed with behind-the-scenes anecdotes from insider author Phil Jarratt, this is a riveting account of the pioneers behind Australian surfing's past, and the mavericks who are now moulding its future.
Phil Jarratt is the author or co-author of some twenty books, and has published books and magazines through his own Australian imprint, Blue Group. His biographies, Home: The Evonne Goolagong Story and Mr Sunset, have won international acclaim. His most recent books are Salts and Suits, Kelly Slater: For the Love and The Surfing Year Book.