Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Staying Safe at the Beach

Surf Survival: The Surfer's Health Handbook

Written by SurfWriter Girls Sunny Magdaug and Patti Kishel

Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, when you head out to catch some waves you should have Surf Survival: The Surfer’s Health Handbook with you.

Written by physician surfers Andrew Nathanson, Clayton Everline and Mark Renneker, this updated 2nd edition is filled with color photos and illustrations and packed with information to keep you safe in and around the water

Surf Survival explains everything from treating shoulder dislocations and jellyfish stings to applying a tourniquet…

and understanding what to do in dangerous waves and currents.

From surfing on a crowded beach in California to a remote island in Indonesia it’s important to know how to handle the surfing-related emergencies that can come up.

SurfWriter Girls Sunny Magdaug and Patti Kishel were impressed by everything the book covers: fitness techniques for staying healthy, protecting yourself from the sun, avoiding overuse injuries, what to do about surfer’s ear, surf-travel medicine, wilderness first aid, and more.

Whatever the beach emergency, Surf Survival will help to protect you and others.

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