by Didier Piter, photos by Bernard Testemale
Secrets Of Progressive Surfing is not your average learn to surf book aimed at getting beginners up and riding. This is a detailed analysis of what it takes to master just about every manoeuvre in the book, from the humble take-off to the modern aerial and everything in between. The text is clear and understandable, broken down into logical step by step progressions, shedding light on the techniques used by the pros. And what better pro to demonstrate the required skills in beautifully photographed sequences than Kelly Slater, 11 times World Champ, who plays a starring role in this incredible book that has something for every surfer on the planet.