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To the Four Corners of the World

To the Four Corners of the World

Author: Peter Troy
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Peter Troy's travels are the stuff of surf legend. An original and influential figure in the early days at Bells Beach, Troy left Australia in 1963 and roamed the planet with surfboard under arm, from Europe to Hawaii, South America to Africa, introducing surfing to Brazil and discovering untold perfect waves, like Nias off the coast of Sumatra. He was a pioneer, comparing lugging his balsa longboard around the globe to travelling with a grand piano. But his surfboard was his letter of introduction and his trail-blazing adventures etched his name into surfing folklore, inspiring a generation to look beyond their local beach. He documented every step of his remarkable journey in letters home, which remained undiscovered until his untimely death in 2008. This is his story.

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General Fields

  • : 9780980848007
  • : Flying Pineapple Media
  • : Flying Pineapple Media
  • : October 2010
  • : 240mm X 170mm
  • : March 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Colour throughout
  • : Hardback
  • : 1110
  • : 360
  • : Peter Troy