The Surfing Tribe (Paperback)
A History of Surfing in Britain
Orca Publications, 9780952364603, 240pp.
Publication Date: April 15, 2011
The Surfing Tribe is the first definitive book about the history and heritage of surfing in Britain. Written by renowned surf historian Roger Mansfield, the book is the first to piece together the origins and history of the sport around the country. The book features all the characters who made the sport what it is today, from early pioneers like Rod Sumpter to international heroes on the world circuit like Russell Winter. The book also charts the evolution of British surfboards, and looks back at the films and magazines that have portrayed the British scene over the decades.