"Her scream of joy was only stopped by the sudden realization that her good old friend gravity had shown up, and she ended up straight in the flats. When the whitewash behind her hit, Miri prepared for the lavadora..." Surfers are a special breed of people. Not only do they centre their lives around chasing waves, they even have their own language. ¡Hola, Ola! is an innovative and creative dictionary, taking you behind the scenes of common surfer words and phrases, both in the English and Spanish language. Full of hilarious illustrations and funny stories surf sisters Angie Ringleb and Mirjam Loosli let you tag along on a special kind of surf trip. 30 essential words and phrases plus a lot of useful surfing knowledge transfer you into the real world of surfing situations, surf equipment, surfing social skills and the mystical surfer lifestyle. Without having to study the old school way but with easy to remember explanations this book makes you confident to cruise through a Spanish speaking line-up. Hostia, qué guapo!
Angie Ringleb loves to surf and travel. Life has gifted her with many roads, always filled with special people and experiences. Angie´s passions have taken her to many waves and corners of this world, and she really enjoys telling funny anecdotes that happened to her along the way. Now, for the first time, she shares some of her memories on paper. Having started surfing on a deserted beach in Chile, the ocean soon turned into a passion, and the passion into a profession. Angie is a qualified surf coach, and owns a surf school & surf trip business. She lives with her dog Rainbow on Fuerteventura, Canary Islands.