Here's a video teaser for a book ... Sweetness and Blood: How surfing spread from Hawaii and California to the rest of the world, with some unexpected results.

It's a great read - a kind of travel story that delves into some of the more obscure - so often much more interesting – corners of the surf world.

We've got a review of it coming up in Issue 85, due out mid-June. Meantime, here's a little primer from the author, Michael Scott Moore himself.