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Surfing the Great Lakes

  • 224 Pages
  • 0.65 MB
  • English
Big Lauter Tun Books
Sports & Recreation, Gardening / Horticulture, Sports, General, Great Lakes, Surfing, Travel, Travel - United States, United States - Midwest - East North Central, Sports & Recreation / Water Sports, Travel / United States / Midwest / East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI), Water S
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11730233M
ISBN 100964631059
ISBN 139780964631052

Great Lakes waves are storm waves, so they're coming in at much shorter intervals of 5 to 15 seconds and there is no end to them. If you aren't prepared you can get into a lot of trouble very fast, and the waves will show no mercy. Hence, the term "monster waves". The stories in the book from various Great Lakes surfers highlight this fact/5(9).

The book provides great tips and information on equipment, technique, etiquette, and local surf spots. As a bonus the book also provides information on other fun water sports that one can take part in on the great lakes like body boarding and windsurfing/5(7). Surfing The Great Lakes book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. An insider's guide to monster waves along North America's fr /5. "Surfing the Great Lakes" unlocks the mystery of freshwater surfing across each of the lakes with 10 chapters of information about freshwater waves, weather systems, surfing techniques and surfing locations.

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The book also details the year history of the sport, provides insider tips from active surfers, and explores the unique, natural beauty of the Great Lakes water system. Surfing the Great Lakes by P.L.

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Surfing the Great Lakes (This column was first published in the June 7, ArtVoice of Buffalo.) Buffalonian Magilla Schaus, president of the Wyldewood Surf Club, recently sent me a copy of a delightful little book, Surfing The Great Lakes: An Insider's Guide To Monster Waves Along North America's Fresh Coast by P.

Strazz (Big Lauter Tun Books). Dozens of surfers wrote essays and contributed. Great Lakes waves are storm waves, so they're coming in at much shorter intervals of 5 to 15 seconds and there is no end to them.

If you aren't prepared you can get into a lot of trouble very fast, and the waves will show no mercy. Hence, the term "monster waves". The stories in the book from various Great Lakes surfers highlight this fact/5(2).

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Get out on the waves and experience the adventure of Great Lake surfing. It might surprise a lot of people, but the Great Lakes can offer up some amazing surfing experiences. Over recent years, more and more people are discovering the adventure of surfing these inland seas. Great Lakes Surfer's Journal, Glassville, Great Lakes USA.

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6, likes 21 talking about this 1 was here. Documenting and celebrating together as community and culture/5(14). Visit to get the latest iPhone surfing app that is changing the face of surfing competitions in Australia.

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I think the book was even signed. I read it and inside I found photos going back decades of surfers hitting the waters of all the Great Lakes. : Surfing the Great Lakes () by Strazz, P.L. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(9).

Published on On October 24th, the Great Lakes were hit with an insanely monstrous storm with wind speeds reaching 77 MPH and waves up to 28 FEET tall offshore. Here is some footage of. Great Lakes surfers are concerned that this break, along with many others, will be ruined forever when the pipe bursts.

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The sheer size of the Great Lakes is what makes surfing on them possible. Containing six quadrillion gallons of water and more t miles of shoreline (about 3, miles are in Michigan), the Great Lakes are one of the largest fresh water systems on earth.

Have you been asking the question, can you surf in the Great Lakes. The answer is yes. It is a little known fact that you can surf in the Great Lakes.

Right outside your doorstep are some of the most fun and challenging waves in the country. Ontario has a dedicated and ever-growing group of surfers ready to take on these freshwater waves year-round. He later sent me a copy of a book about this: Surfing the Great Lakes— an Insider's Guide to Monster Waves along North America's Fresh Coast by P.

Strazz, published by Big Lauter Tun Books. It is a delightful little book packed with information not only about surfing but also about water and weather.

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Books Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases Deals Store 5/5(1). In recent years, surfing seems to be catching another big wave, even on the Great Lakes, thanks to groups like the Great Lakes Surfing Association.

Rick Boss, president of GLSA, says the association’s original motto and goals remain the same: “to promote goodwill and camaraderie among Great Lakes surfers.”.

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Saying Surfing the Great Lakes might make you laugh, but yes, you can surf the great lakes; even our "great" Lake Ontario has been surfed. There is even a Surfing The Great Lakes Book!. For proof, consult Great Lakes - Lake Ontario Surfing Photos.

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SURF RESCUE Apparel Proposal UPDATED 4 18 History GLSA Today Projects Surf Sessions Contacts Membership Links. People have been surfing on the Great Lakes since the s but in the past decade, we have seen a vibrant scene emerging with new shops, schools, competitions and.

Great Lakes waves are generally smaller and more playful than ocean waves. Wind waves on the Great Lakes are different than ocean swell, where waves are formed by isolated storms thousands of miles away from land. Great Lakes waves are a result of considerably shorter running swells and are more choppy and unpredictable than ocean swell.

The longest running surf shop in the Great Lakes, Third Coast Surf Shop has been devoted exclusively to Great Lakes surfing since Owned and operated by Lake surfers, we specialize in helping people get started the right way and providing everything local surfers need.

Surf the Greats, Toronto, Ontario. 4, likes talking about this were here. Community organization focused on surf education, adventure and lifestyle on the Great Lakes and beyond.5/5(73). Surf the Greats is a Toronto-based surf shop that is dedicated to (you guessed it) surfing on the Great Lakes.

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