THE PERFECT CURL is a famous national surfing champion's photographic look at the world's greatest waves. From California to Australia, Hawaii to North Wales, Africa's Ivory Coast to Japan's southern islands and many other locations worldwide, photographer and surf champion Rod Sumpter covers the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. Accompanying the breathtaking photography are Rod's notes on what makes each spot unique. Also included is information on how waves are formed, how storms and tides affect waves, and fascinating facts about the world's oceans. With more than 130 stunning photographs, Rod captures the majestic power of the ocean waves and their endless variety of shapes, colors, and sizes.