x

THE PLIGHT OF THE TORPEDO PEOPLE book release

by on Thursday 20th December, 2012   1882 Views

THE PLIGHT OF THE TORPEDO PEOPLE cover © 2014 ERIN FEINBLATT

THE PLIGHT OF THE TORPEDO PEOPLE © 2014 ERIN FEINBLATT

 

THE PLIGHT OF THE TORPEDO PEOPLE © 2014 ERIN FEINBLATT

Keith Malloy announces the release of

THE PLIGHT OF THE TORPEDO PEOPLE

PHOTOGRAPHS AND TEXT SURROUNDING COME HELL OR HIGH WATER

The Plight of the Torpedo People is a collection of bodysurfing photographs, frame grabs and personal essays documenting the making of Keith Malloy’s directorial debut, Come Hell or High Water—the first feature-length film to be made about the sport of bodysurfing.  A winner of Best Film and Best Cinematography awards on the festival circuit, Come Hell or High Water explores the history and development of bodysurfing alongside the purity of experience that is riding a wave, taking a unique look at the culture and beauty of the sport, while capturing the stories and locations of those who belong to its community. The film’s unanticipated popularity may well reflect the less-is-more, environmentally aware consciousness of our times; as the simplest of all ocean sports, bodysurfing requires little more than swim fins and some waves. The Plight of the Torpedo People is a collaborative work by the best bodysurfers of today, captured doing what they do best by some of the world’s best surf cinematographers and photographers. With 69 photographs in color, the book includes an introduction by Keith Malloy.
Introduction by Keith Malloy. Foreword by Jeff Johnson.
Text by Dave Parmenter, Bruce Jenkins, Mark Cunningham, John Clark, Judith Sheridan.
Photographs by Chris Burkard, Scott Soens, Dave Homcy, Brian Bielmann, Tim McKenna, Cyrus Sutton, Bud Browne, Jim Martin, Brent Jacobson, Ron Romanosky Brian Pezman and Hugh Berenger


COPIES SIGNED BY KEITH MALLOY AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT: TORPEDOPEOPLE.COM
FOR RETAIL ORDERS CONTACT: ORDER@TORPEDOPEOPLE.COM
MORE INFO AND A VIDEO PREVIEW AT: TORPEDOPEOPLE.COM

WOODSHED FILMS/T.ADLER BOOKS
Released December 2012
U.S. | CDN $45.00?
Hardback, 12 x 8.25 in.
100 pgs. / 69 color / 8 duotone

For more information or to request a PDF version of the book, please contact info@torpedopeople.com


Cheers!

www.torpedopeople.com
www.torpedopeople.tumblr.com
www.vimeo.com/torpedopeople
www.instagram.com/thetorpedopeople
#torpedopeople

Comments
Average rating of 3.5 from 0 votes

1882 Visits -

Video Fergal Smith - Flying & Foraging | Growing Ep 11
5085

Fergal Smith - Flying & Foraging | Growing Ep 11

Latest episode of Fergal Smith's fantastic Growing series

Video Timeless Style with Travers Adler
114

Timeless Style with Travers Adler

Travers Adler glides along the Californian coast in style

Video Lucas Silveira Taming Monsters Down in Mexico
1250

Lucas Silveira Taming Monsters Down in Mexico

Lucas Silveira charging heaving pits at Mexpipe

Video Sickness in Sumatra
7492

Sickness in Sumatra

A double serving of sickness for Kalani David during his fix of tropical barrels

Feature A Drone's Not Just For Christmas
3930

A Drone's Not Just For Christmas

An auto-follow camera drone to capture your extreme endeavours

News ASP adds Cloud 9 to the QS
1536

ASP adds Cloud 9 to the QS

The ASP announces that the 20th Annual Siargao Cloud 9 Surfing Cup will offer points to both the ASP Qualifying Series and the Asian Surfing Championship