Surfing Yearbook a first-ever 'sports annual' for surfing..
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Surfing Yearbook is a first-ever 'sports annual' for surfing
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 17 July, 2009 : - - The Surfing Year Book provides the complete package of news, features, results, opinions and photography, and offers an insider’s view of everything that matters in each of the world’s surfing regions. The Surfing Yearbook is the most comprehensive print coverage of the year in surfing ever put together. It is now available worldwide.
The Surfing Yearbook permits you to keep and treasure the full year in surfing in this handsomely bound hard cover gold-leaf lettered 240-page illustrated coffee table book and reference work, that documents and explains everything that happened in the world of surfing in 2008, and previews important events and players of 2009 and beyond.
Endorsed officially by the International Surfing Association and featuring the ASP World Tour Annual Revue, The Surfing Yearbook is the first book ever to cover surfing in all its territories, large and small, around the world. The book has successfully achieved and exceeded what it set out to accomplish.
Everything that happened in the world of surfing in 2008 is included in the book, highlights are;-
• The SV Almanac: week by week, all the surfing news
• Analysis and opinion by surfing’s leading opinion makers
• Photo essays from the best surf photographers around the world
• Profiles of all the leading surfers of 2008
• Inside the industry: who’s movin’, who’s shakin’
• Ocean environmental issues, weather and swell reports
• Association of Surfing Professionals year review
• International Surfing Association year review
• Contest results, region by region, from smallest to biggest
• Global directory of surfing products and services
Available for purchase online at;-
SurfingYearBook.com | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | Amazon.fr
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Reviews the book has received:
"It’s a great resource that will become a valued source of reference for the surfing world, and I hope Surfersvillage continues to publish it every year forever"
Craig Simms, Publisher, Australia's Surfing Life magazine
Combining all the key ingredients into one sweet hard covered timeless piece, The Surfing Year Book is an awesome idea and is a great offering for surfers all around the world that want to keep a slice of the year that was.
Bevan McKavanagh, International Market Manager Bic Sport International.
"It combines all the key ingredients into one sweet hard covered timeless piece, The Surfing Year Book is awesome, I've always wanted a snap shot of the year in surfing to replace the 30 odd mags that build up every year. The Surfing Yearbook is pretty close to exactly what I've been looking for."
Benjamin Salkeld, Editor, Mesurf, Australia.
"We like the book, it is very thorough and impressive"
Brodie Carr, CEO ASP International
"Thank you for the book. Incredible the amount of content in the first annual Surfing Yearbook"
Kelly Gibson, President, CEO, Rip Curl USA
“Surfing needs an annual print publication of record. The Surfing Yearbook fills that need in splendid and spectacular fashion. It is a book every surfer will want on his bookshelf. It is a beautiful book, reflects amazing dedication, and is the highest level of quality. This is certainto become a collectors item worth many times it’s original retail value.
Kendall Lucas, Paddle for Peace
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The Surfing Yearbook is natural fit in any surf shop. It compliments the entire surfwear and hardware merchandising aspects of surfing. Become a direct 'surf distributor' offering your clients a true collectors item, a living piece of surfing history, and record of the current state of the surf culture. The Surfing Yearbook is seeking additional surf distributors worldwide, this is a ground-floor opportunity.
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No.of Pages: 240 pages (hi-quality gloss – 128 gr.)
Size: | 250mm wide x 330mm high (9.5” x 13.0”)
Cover: Hard cover, + dust-jacket
Print Run: 30,000 copies
Retail price: US$65.00 .
Publisher: | Surfersvillage / Gibbs Smith
Distribution: | Gibbs Smith / PGW / Surfersvillage
Website: | www.surfingyearook.com*
Surfersvillage, producers and publishing partner of the Surfing Year Book, is the world’s largest Surfing News website, the Reuters of Surfing, with over 22 million visitor sessions a year. SV publishes and distributes international surfing news, and information local consumers worldwide really want, and consistently return to read, view, and consume. SV chooses it’s content selectively, distributes it’s services strategically, and offers them reasonably, all the while keeping an edge, so that Surfersvillage remains ever a breath of fresh air in the surf-media industry.
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