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California Surf Project free pdf Quit your job, pack your boards, jump into the car, and surf your way down the California coast. Sound like a daydream? "The California Surf Project" is the fully illustrated travel diary of two surfers who actually did this. Professional photographer Chris Burkard and surfer and artist Eric Soderquist roadtripped in their beat up Volkswagen bus from the Oregon border to the Tiajuana Sloughs on a two-month quest to rediscover everything the Golden State's legendary waves have to offer. Along the way, they documented their experiences in photographs and diary entries, which were originally posted at heavily trafficked Website and are now collected in this beautiful coffee table book. Relive in more than 200 photographs their incredible adventure of crashing monster waves, sharing campfires with total strangers, and keeping the bus running with duct tape and prayers - in short, living the dream. Candid, dry, but often humorous text documents the inevitable ups and downs of a memorable journey. A professionally produced twenty-minute DVD tucked inside the back case features footage taken on a Super-8 camera during the roadtrip, too.

About Chris Burkard

Eric Soderquist has managed to wander this planet looking for waves for the past twenty years. His travels have taken him to countries such as Australia, Somoa, Canada, Indonesia, Peru, Chile, and others. He has participated as an artist and surfer in many art shows, art festivals, surf films and community events. He has been featured in photographs published in Surfer, Surfing, Transworld Surf, Water, Surfing Life Japan, Surfer's Path, and an assortment of foreign publications. This is his first book- he lives in Shell Beach, California. Chris Burkard is a 22 year-old freelance surf photographer. Chris won the first annual Follow The Light Foundation grant (in memory of Larry Moore), which honors the best up-and-coming photographer. Chris has worked with or for more than 35 national and international publications, including Surfer, Surfing, Transworld Surf, Surfer's Path, Australian Surfers Life, Surf Europe, Japan Surfing Life, and many others. His advertising clients include American Airlines, Patagonia, Quiksilver, Fuel TV, Volcom, Channel Islands, and Burton Snowboards. He has been the Assistant Photo Editor at Transworld Surf, Photo Editor/West Coast at Surf Magazine, and Senior Staff Photographer for Water Magazine and Chris and his wife Breanne live in Arroyo Grande, California.

Details Book

Author : Chris Burkard
Publisher : Chronicle Books
Data Published : 26 March 2009
ISBN : 0811862828
EAN : 9780811862820
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 173 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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