From four-time world champion Lisa Anderson to current Australian star Layne Beachley, many of today's hottest surfers are female. But women have been an integral part of the sport since its beginnings among the ancient Hawaiians. Since then, scores of surfer girls have carved out a place in surfing's colorful history and ripped from Malibu to Makaha.
Girl in the Curl tells the stories of these women and captures their grace and athleticism in gorgeous full-color photographs. The first illustrated history of women in surfing, this landmark book takes the reader inside the thrilling world of the sport and displays the awesome power and beauty of women surfers--then and now.