New PDF release: All For A Few Perfect Waves: The Audacious Life and Legend

By David Rensin

there'll by no means be one other surfer like Miki 'Da Cat' Dora. For 20 years the speeding and enigmatic darkish prince of California browsing ruled the Malibu waves and his friends' imaginations, blazing a path that may encourage generations to return. but if the game exploded into the mainstream and browsing replaced for ever, Dora's paradise used to be lost.

Outraged at gridlocked swells and a scene that had grown ever extra commodified, Dora ultimately fled Malibu, looking empty waves - and anonymity - past the USA. He'd additionally run afoul of the legislations, and he led the professionals on a seven-year chase around the world. but, Dora might by no means surrender trying to find the spirit of the Malibu he'd misplaced. anyplace he made his domestic - New Zealand, South Africa, France - he personified the insurgent middle of browsing and have become a legend in his personal time.

This very good biography, in keeping with interviews with greater than 300 those that knew Dora, eventually uncovers the reality approximately surfing's such a lot seductive and complex icon.

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