Book Description: Hot off the press! A must have for any surfing enthusiast or wanna be! Surfing Jaws captures the high risk sport of big wave surfing in Hawaii. Your jaw will drop as you gaze upon the awesome power and size of one of the largest surf breaks in the world, Peahi aka Jaws on Maui's northshore. "Surfing Jaws" photographer Erik Aeder is a professional sports photographer that has been shooting Jaws and it's riders since the beginning. He knows the surfers personally. Learn about the men and women that risk their lives for the ultimate big wave. Read about these professional athletes through the eyes of famed big wave surfer, Gerry Lopez. Lopez writes with an ease and fluidity that helps the reader better understand the motivation, technical aspects, and adrenaline rush big wave surfers take on... surfing Jaws. Over 60 pages of cover to cover surfing images from Jaws. Narrative identifies surfers such as Laird Hamilton, Darrick Doerner, Jamie Sterling, Brett Lickle, Dave Kalama, Garrett McNamara, Archie Kalepa, Kai Lenny, Andrea Moeller, Carlos "the Jackal" Burle, and many more. Hardcover measures 9"x13".
"Laird launches a cornice drop of epic proportions..all of us held our breath..wondering if he made it, knowing none of us could, even in our dreams," (Gerry Lopez).