Sorry folks - we no longer stock this book...but you can get it for a limited time only for $20!!!! here.
New Holland Publishers are coming out with this pictoral focused book in November. We helped them, extensively, with the image archives and some of the historical research. Bob McTavish wrote the foreword. It is 320 pages, hardbound and will be retailing for $55.
We made a video about the book here
Mal Sutherland, John Pennings, Bob Weeks and Barrie Sutherland capture a very significant proportion of the 1960s surf culture in Australia. This book has hundreds of black and white images and documents the era from 1960, through the changes and includes chapters titled;
- Surfing in the early 60s
- The Malibu era
- On the beach
- Beach Fashion
- Surf Lifesaving
- The shortboard revolution
- Pop culture
*the images here are screenshots of 2 x double page spreads....ie 4 pages in each screenshot...to give you an idea of the layout.
"Switch-Foot should be hailed for resurrecting then immortalizing images of a bygone beach lifestyle. Also for stoking the eternal debate about whether surfing is a sport, subculture, state of mind...
'The lost journals of the original surf explorer.' Peter Troy OAM International Freight; see at bottom. note: if you want 2 or more copies of this book, please contact us...
SORRY THIS IS SOLD OUT. available on amazon. https://www.amazon.com/Ride-1960s-1970s-Photo-Essay/dp/1514427311 The Author of 'The Ride', Richard Graham, started the US SURFING magazine in the early 1960s. *this book is only available...