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by Jefferson Wagner




Before commercialism steps further into the surfing industry, somebody had to record and picture the most basic product of the sport! Thoroughly entertaining and informative, this unique book chronicles the story of surfboard wax -- from surfers' early use of household candle wax through the advent of a whole industry devoted to achieving the best traction. Meet the colorful individuals behind the "Big Three" wax companies -- Surf Research, Mr. Zog's, and Mrs. Palmers -- and read about their early manufacturing and marketing ventures. Amusing stories about these and other wax pioneers fill the pages of this book, along with over 300 full color pictures of the wax and its original packaging, from extreme to mainstream! "No 'big wig' interpretations, no one to sway your spending, no marketing gurus with predictions from their laptops, no chocolate iPods...just the wax, jack." Enjoy!
Download Surfboard Wax: A History epub
ISBN: 0764325698
ISBN13: 978-0764325694
Category: History
Subcategory: Americas
Author: Jefferson Wagner
Language: English
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Ltd (February 28, 2007)
Pages: 160 pages
ePUB size: 1361 kb
FB2 size: 1226 kb
Rating: 4.3
Votes: 738
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