Laird Hamilton

LAIRD HAMILTON is an American athlete, surfer, author, inventor, stuntman, model, producer, TV host, fitness and nutrition expert, husband, father, and adrenaline junkie. He is one of today’s best-known big-wave surfers.  In addition to riding many of the biggest waves on the planet, Hamilton is known as the world-renowned innovator and guiding genius of crossover board sports, including tow-in surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, and hydrofoil boarding.  He lives in Malibu, California.

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“LIFERIDER is Laird’s view from the lip of life; observations from where he is right now on how we might better manage the turbulence of life—the biggest wave we’ll ever ride—by reaching back into the brilliant creature we are, instead of always reaching up to the being we aspire to be.” —From the introduction by Julian Borra