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Herbie Fletcher is a surfing legend. Fletcher and his sons, Christian and Nathan, made a habit of doing things exceptionally well and in their own way before they became the norm. But the Fletchers are not merely trailblazing surf and skate legends; they also are counterculture and subculture icons. T Magazine referred to them as having "punk family values." Their sincere love for art and surfing and their collective DGAF attitude has earned them legions of devoted fans and friends from so many different worlds: music, fashion, streetwear, and art.

The epitome of both surfer cool and punk counterculture, the Fletcher family for the first time has put together a window into their immensely colourful life. A visual memoir of this near-mythological surf family, Fletcher: A Lifetime of Surf is sure to appeal to their massive surfing fan base, young skaters, and those who are interested in the Fletcher family and their place in Southern California as a subcultural force of nature.

 

Details

ISBN: 9780847866410
Audience: General
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 240
Publication Date: 10 Sep 2019
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
Publication City, Country: New York, United States
Dimensions (cm): 29.8(H) x 22.9(L)

 

Reviews

The show is a companion to the upcoming publication of Dibi Fletcher's book for Rizzoli out later this year, "Fletcher: A Lifetime in Surf," which compiles the history of surfing through her husband, Herbie, children Nathan and Christian, her grandchildren, and father, the late iconic surfer, Walter Hoffman. --WOMEN'S WEAR DAILY

Through fifty years of epic stories, personal ephemera, and celebrity contributions, THE FLETCHER FAMILY: A LIFETIME IN SURF is a visual memoir of the immensely colorful "first family" of surfing.
--SURF-EAT-SHOP

 

Author Biography

Dibi Fletcher is a writer, unofficial COO of the Astrodeck surfing-equipment company, and the matriarch of the Fletcher family.

Mike Diamond is a member of the Beastie Boys.

Steven Van Doren is the son of Paul Van Doren, a founder of Vans shoes.

Julian Schnabel is a painter and filmmaker.

Kelly Slater is a professional surfer.

C.R. Stecyk III is an American artist, photographer, and writer.

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