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Surfing Newport Beach - a book by Burnett, Claudine E.

Surfing Newport Beach

The Glory Days of Corona Del Mar

Surfing Newport Beach( )
Author: Burnett, Claudine E.
Burnett, Paul
Series title:Sports Ser.
ISBN:978-1-60949-840-5
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing
Imprint:History Press, The
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.99
Book Description:

Corona del Mar was once California's premier surfing spot, holding the sport's first Pacific Coast competition in 1928. Attempts to tame Corona and to make the Newport Beach harbor mouth safe for watercraft drastically altered board riding, destroying the great wave-making machine" of Corona and creating the surf giant of today known as the "Wedge." Read about Newport before World War II: experience the Great Rescue of 1925 by Duke Kahanamoku and others, the rum runners of Balboa and...
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Pages:144
Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / Surfing
History / United States / State & Local / West (Ak, Ca, Co, Hi, Id, Mt, Nv, Ut, Wy)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.31 Inches
Book Weight:0.56 Pounds

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