She Surf: The Rise of Female Surfing (Hardcover)

She Surf: The Rise of Female Surfing By Lauren L. Hill (Editor), Gestalten (Editor) Cover Image
By Lauren L. Hill (Editor), Gestalten (Editor)
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Join the celebration of the diverse, vibrant, and engaged community of women riding and making waves around the globe.

While surfing is usually seen as a male domain, women have long been nurturing their own water stories and claiming their rightful place in the world of this sport. She Surf hails the females, past and present, who are engaged in expanding the art of surfing.

Through exclusive interviews and evocative imagery, the book travels from the iconic waves of Hawaii to remote locations in Morocco. Learn about the forgotten stories of Polynesian surfing princesses, pioneering wave riders from the 1960s, and the contemporary movers and shakers shaping the scene. This book is an exciting reflection on what it means to be a female surfer and what it means to be moved to action by the beauty of the sea.

About the Author

Lauren L. Hill is a professional surfer and writer who has spent the past decade exploring new waves and documenting burgeoning surf cultures around the world through an eco-feminist lens. Lauren has degrees in Environmental and Social Science from Stetson University. She was a senior writer for Surfing World Magazine and has appeared in award-winning documentary films including The Church of the Open Sky, Bella Vita, Beyond the Surface, and Transparentsea Voyage, amongst others. Lauren hosts The Waterpeople Podcast and her work continues to revolve around the power of storytelling to build community and protect our planet. Learn more via Instagram: @theseakin @waterpeoplepodcast
Product Details
ISBN: 9783899559989
ISBN-10: 3899559983
Publisher: Gestalten
Publication Date: June 16th, 2020
Pages: 256
Language: English