Surf Contest contains captivating photographs by Ron Church, an established photographer whose background in underwater and flight-test photography helped him capture the innocence and excitement of the burgeoning sport just before it hit the mainstream. T. Adler has compiled previously unpublished images of the surf, and the talented (and handsome) beach dwellers of a bygone era.
Photographs by Ron Church. Introduction by Brad Barrett. Hardcover. 128 pages. 127 black & white, 100 duotone illustrations.