Whether perfecting the first foam surfboards, pioneering the skateboard industry, inventing the catamaran or tear-assing around the dessert pre "On Any Sunday" This James Bond character did it with style. Artfully writ by Paul Holms, detailed but never dry. How much can you pack into a life? Read and find out! The amazing adventures of a larger-than-life California surfer, cowboy, biker, hot-rodder and board design pioneer, and his role in the birth of the $10 billion global boardsports business.
This large-format, premium-quality 256-page, hardcover book has more than 250 photos spanning the legendary surfboard shapers entire life and career, was written by former Surfer Magazine editor Paul Holmes after research that included hundreds of hours of interviews with Hawk himself and dozens of his friends, associates, co-workers and contemporaries. The book is more than just the story of Velzys extraordinary and colorful life, but also that of the development of the entire surf lifestyle and industry. It is sold with a cardboard box presentation sleeve.Measures 12" x 9" x 1"
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