Surf Odyssey: The Culture of Wave Riding by Andrew Groves and Daniel Crockett. There’s much more to surfing than palm trees and beach boy clichés. People surf not only in Hawaii, but also in Norway, South Korea, and India. Surf Odyssey is a book about the world of surfing today and those that live in it. Surf Odyssey documents the modern cult of surfing as its own subculture and way of life. Available at Amazon.