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Robb Havassy's Surf Story Book Release

| posted on December 14, 2009

Robb Havassy announces the release of SURF STORY. 440 pages filled with expressive art and stories from 88 of the most inspirational and creative surfers throughout the world. Official SURF STORY book release events taking place in Haleiwa, HI, December 9th at Café Haleiwa / Bonzer Front on the North Shore of Oahu and another in Costa Mesa, CA, December 18th at Hurley Headquarters “Town Hall”.

Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) December 4, 2009 — Robb Havassy, author, artist and creator of the highly acclaimed SURF STORY, is receiving rave reviews for his compilation of artwork, writings and inspiration from iconic figures in the surf culture worldwide. SURF STORY is filled cover to cover with the love, passion and creativity representing the heart of surf. Drew Kampion, author of “Stoked! A History of Surf Culture,” declares, “By far the greatest collection of surf stories and art ever gathered under one roof – lavishly illustrated, majestically presented – Surf Story will pummel you into whimpering bliss!”

“ART 4 LIFE” is pretty much how I live…I can’t really separate the two…that’s what being an artist is really about for me.” — Robb Havassy. www.havassyart.com

The depth within the uniqueness and eclectic designs of the surfing community has never been captured and presented to any significant extent. SURF STORY was created, edited and designed by Southern California surfer, artist and entrepreneur Robb Havassy for this exact purpose. “The surf culture is so incredibly rich…it is a cornucopia of characters gifted with courage, brilliance and adventure. “Surf Story” does a great job telling the truth, both through story and art, about what is so special about being a surfer,” proclaims Bob Hurley, surfer and entrepreneur.

This beautifully designed Collector’s First Edition of SURF STORY is limited to 1,000 signed and numbered copies. Sales from this limited edition will benefit the Surfrider Foundation. “Think Library of Congress for waves. Think Library of Alexandria of stoke. This is the motherload of our collective surf memory,” shares Jim Moriarty, CEO Surfrider Foundation. www.surfstoryproject.com.

The first SURF STORY book release event will take place on December 9, 2009 from 7pm – 11pm at Café Haleiwa / Bonzer Front – 66-460 Kam Hwy, Haleiwa, HI 96712 – on the North Shore of Oahu in association with the Triple Crown of Surfing. There will be a Slide Show, Book Signing and Art Exhibit amongst the action. SURF STORY author and creator Robb Havassy will be present along with dozens of legendary surfers and artists who are featured in this monumental book. The Triple Crown of Surfing is one of the largest events

An event benefiting the SURFRIDER FOUNDATION and celebrating the launch of SURF STORY is planned for December 18, 2009 from 6pm – 12 am at Hurley Headquarters “Town Hall” – 1945 Placentia Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92627. This event will include a silent auction and raffle featuring art by multiple SURF STORY contributing artists, a Slide Show, Art Exhibit and a complimentary concert with live performances by M PHASE, Tornado Rider, and IODINE69…Plus DJ sets by Dave Onex and the SOLAR Crew. An art exhibition featuring dozens of the greatest living surf art legends, who’ll be on hand signing books along with SURF STORY author and creator, SoCal artist ROBB HAVASSY, who manifested this monumental representation of the eclectic and creative side of the global surf culture.