Description

Dogwild & Board: Stories, Interviews and Musings from a Surf Journalist is a new book that offers rare insights into the world of surfing and beyond. Over half of Dogwild & Board features contributions from the biggest stars in surfing, snowboarding, skateboarding, movies, music and more. Kelly Slater discussing a heavy wipeout at Maverick's that nearly ended his big wave surfing career. Jack Johnson revealing personal insights into his early pro surfing career. Edward Norton dishing on his favorite surf spots. Laird Hamilton talking about facing heated criticism for promoting Stand Up Paddleboarding. Who Rob Dyrdek thinks the greatest skateboarder ever is. Marissa Miller revealing how her parents met while surfing. Andy and Bruce Irons discussing their different perspectives of competitive surfing. Shaun White talking about an early childhood accident that made him afraid of surfing for many years. Greg Noll opening up about surfing the biggest wave ever.

Many other talented artists and athletes, including Johnny Knoxville, Tony Hawk, Tom Curren, Jeff Clark, Shaun Tomson, Hannah Teter, Paul Rodriguez III, Jesse Eisenberg, Aziz Ansari, Emile Hirsch, Rob Machado, Steve-O, Molly Aguirre, Mason Aguirre, Greg Long and Chris Pontius offer candid insights, commentary and narratives about themselves and the crafts they have learned to master.

Dogwild & Board also features a large collection of short stories that introduces the reader to many unique and exciting facets of travel and surf. Orcas catching waves. A surf road trip from British Columbia to the southern tip of Baja California. A personal water craft plummeting over the falls of a big wave. Enduring the howling winds and earth shaking effects of a hurricane while trapped in a third world country. Comprehensive guides to remote and wild surf locations.

With photos accompanying many of the stories, Dogwild & Board also explores the correlation between Zen and surfing. A direct connection with both nature and the present, and whether a true balance can be attained.

Dogwild & Board: Stories, Interviews and Musings from a Surf Journalist is a new book that offers a unique, comedic and rare perspective into the world of surfing, travel and beyond.

To request a copy of the book for review, email press@dogwildandboard.com.