In 2008 kampion became the first writer to be inducted into the surfing walk of fame in huntington beach, california. Ocean print water waves nature macbook mac book laptop 12 15 11 inch in pro air 2015 2017 2018 skin decal cover sticker a1466 a1706 a1707 ownwayskins 4. Drew kampion launched the eponymous service in 2009 with a little more than 150 names. Form and beauty on the ocean by drew kampion online at alibris. Drew kampion book of waves form and beauty on the ocean. Drew kampion is the former editor of surfer, surfing, wind surf, and wind tracks magazines. Form and beauty on the ocean drew kampion on amazon. Form and beauty on the ocean paperback august 1, 1991 by drew kampion author. Phil roberts surf artist interview club of the waves. Kampion was born 1944 and raised in buffalo, new york, and began surfing in 1962, two years after moving with his family to sunnyvale, california. Ask any surfer and he will say that the sport is a lot more than just riding the wavesits a lifestyle, a state of mind, the epitome of freedom and individual expression. Drew kampion is a freelance writer and editor and sole proprietorcreator of drewslist, an email list service that uses global technology to synergize microlocal communities. In all, the book is a beautiful melding of narrative and photosthere are black. Kampion mixes science and storytelling, capturing both the facts and the thrill of the oceans energy.
Surfing chronicler drew kampion had stories to tell, slides to show and a book to push to a stoked crowd in dana point. Kampion, drew imperishable american surf writer and editor, best known for his work with surfer magazine in the late 1960s and early 70s. Top 25 best surfing bookssurf books and surf magazines. From rips to undertows, tsunamis to tidal bores, waves examines at all kinds of wave action, lunar and wind influences, and the anatomy of a wave.
Start the day with a cup of coffee and drewslist, and it could turn out much different than you expected. Who can resist the hypnotic rhythm of the oceans waves. Kampion is the former editor of surfer, surfing and wind tracks magazines and the author of the book of waves, stoked. What is not subject to debate is the clear fact that there are, indeed, good, surfable waves in washington and. If youre interested, email me and ill be on the lookout for you. Takes a look at how waves form, what moves them and why they are important. Sam snyder, drew kampion, gordon labedz, stewart guthrie, and. Oceanic aficionados, nautical buffs, and photography fans, ahoy. Featuring an interview with the artist by nathan howe, artist and curator at puka puka, hawaii, foreword by gerry lopez, surfer and cofounder of lightning bolt surfboards and afterword by drew kampion, author and former editor of surfer, john seversons surf documents the birth of surf culture and serves as a testament to our ocean. Copies of the book of waves are available from time to time. It also includes personal stories of surfers and sailors who have encountered all sorts of waves and technical descriptions of wave cycles. Waves captures the essence of the oceans energy and explores its many beautiful and in contrast, destructive forms.
From surfing to tsunami by drew kampion and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Form and beauty on the ocean kampion, drew, kampion, drew, brewer, art on. Publication date 2005 topics ocean waves, wave mechanics, surfing, ocean waves, surfing. Original blue cloth with gilt stamping to front cover and spine in color printed dustjacket. Profiles of eleven icons of modern surf culture reveal both both the physical and the. Along with stories from crusty seaman who braved some of the centurys harshest storms and harrowing accounts from professional surfers, the book of waves includes technical descriptions of wave cycles and threedimensional illustrations. Ride the wave of nostalgia and art with a new surfboard book. Waves book saint paul public library bibliocommons. To understand why the surf and the sea capture us like they do, waves takes a closer look at the mystery and mechanics behind waves. Moreover, drew has also written such books as the book of waves, stoked.
Waves are the imprint, the signature, not only of life, but of existence itself. Kampion is the author of the book of waves 1989, the art of christian riese lassen 1991, stoked. Drew kampion has 31 books on goodreads with 611 ratings. This latest work, a remarkable combination of choice photos and intriguing illustrations by jeff peterson serves as the essential primer for understanding waves. However, surfers have been riding waves north of san francisco and even north of the californiaoregon border for many years. Topics include the way waves are formed and how they react when encountering different shorelines, river bores, rogue waves, and more, all from a surfers point of view. Waves are an endless source of fascination for everyone, from scie. Form and beauty on the ocean by drew kampion loaded with fantastic photos, this book includes images from the pacific to the caribbean. Inscribed over a drawing of a huge wave curling over a tiny surfer life is a wave,your attitude is your surfboard. Surfing into spirituality and a new, aquatic nature religion jstor. Gear up for the fullgale force of the book of waves.
Drew kampion the book of waves studio research 2012 art. Whats more, the text is generously sprinkled with waterrelated quotes from lord byron. He is currently the american editor of the international periodical the surfers path. Inscribed over a drawing of a huge wave curling over a tiny surfer life is a wave,your attitude is your. Features matt warshaw gets double barreled eos meets ama. Amazing photographs and unusual facts make this book both authoritative and fascinating. A history of surf culture by drew kampion and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Form and beauty on the ocean kampion, drew, brewer, art on. A history of surf culture, the way of the surfer, and greg noll.
Amazing photographs, original artwork, interesting experiments, and unusual facts make this book both authoritative and fascinating. Who, in watching, is not mesmerized by the ongoing cycles of surge and rush, flow and ebb, storm and calm. Waves are an endless source of fascination for everyone, from scientists to surfers. In 1958, while in the army and stationed on oahu, severson surfed big waves and expanded his repertoire, creating a series of popular surf movies including surf, surf safari, surf fever, big wednesday and pacific vibrations. Author drew kampion examines how waves form, what moves them, and why they are important. A collection of his surf stories, the lost coast, was published in the spring of 2004. He changed the way we thought about surfing and the things that mattered in hawaii. Like echoes of the heartbeat of the absolute being, waves give expression to the divine will. Kampion authored the section on the years 19701986. Drew kampion was the first great surf journalist, back in the fledgling days of surfer magazine. Drew kampion is a former editor of surfer 196872, surfing 197382, wind surf 198289, and wind tracks 199699 magazines. Form and beauty on the ocean paperback august 1, 1991 by drew kampion author 4.
Multitalented surf artist, painter, sculptor and renowned movie advertising illustrator phil roberts speaks to club of the waves. Drew is the author of the book of waves 1989, the art of christian riese lassen 1991, stoked. Drew kampion, the former editor of surfer, surfing and wind surf magazines, captures that lifestyle in stoked, illustrated with 300 blackandwhite and color photos. Former editor of surfer magazine and currently american editor of the surfers path, drew kampion is the author of the book of waves, stoked. The stormrider surf guide washington and oregon on apple. See all 12 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. I remember the book of waves as one of the books my dad had that i always loved looking through when i was a kid. He was editorial director for the patagonia clothing company 199091 and associate editor for new age journal 1992. A history of surf culture, and the way of the surfer. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. You might find an event or class you want to attend, snag a replacement for a lawnmower that just died, score a deal on a used car, get a new job, or find your lost cat. He founded, edited, and published the awardwinning island independent, and is the author of the bestselling titles stoked.911 445 185 1494 765 1184 1340 1269 1314 449 1576 1001 1168 895 1211 558 1079 220 215 597 194 15 1003 1497 982 600 1234 805 759 1492 467 521 657