By David Rensin

there'll by no means be one other surfer like Miki 'Da Cat' Dora. For 20 years the rushing and enigmatic darkish prince of California browsing ruled the Malibu waves and his friends' imaginations, blazing a path that may encourage generations to come back. but if the game exploded into the mainstream and browsing replaced for ever, Dora's paradise was once lost.

Outraged at gridlocked swells and a scene that had grown ever extra commodified, Dora finally fled Malibu, looking empty waves - and anonymity - past the USA. He'd additionally run afoul of the legislations, and he led the specialists on a seven-year chase world wide. but, Dora might by no means surrender looking for the spirit of the Malibu he'd misplaced. anyplace he made his domestic - New Zealand, South Africa, France - he personified the insurgent middle of browsing and have become a legend in his personal time.

This awesome biography, in accordance with interviews with greater than 300 those who knew Dora, eventually uncovers the reality approximately surfing's so much seductive and complex icon.

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