This eclectic mix of surfing tales offers something for everyone, from classic tales of monster waves and epic battles to hilarious anecdotes of what goes on among the breakers. There are stories of death and disaster as well as bravery and triumph. Bizarre and extreme occurrences share space with accounts of perfect breaks and beautiful beaches. Throughout, surfing's greatest figures appear--Laird Hamilton and Tom Curren, the late legend Andy Irons and the ironman of surfing, Kelly Slater--alongside the local heroes who never made the headlines. From the UK to the USA, Europe to Australia, these stories from surfing's greatest places and faces will delight everyone who loves the sport.