Presale of Volume 2
Volume 2 is the story of a powerful man going full circle to redeem himself. Ian Cairns relocates to California to expand the Bronzed Aussie brand. After working on the Hollywood surf movie Big Wednesday, he coaches a new breed of dedicated American surfers to take on the world. Ian forms the Association of Surfing Professionals in direct conflict with Fred Hemmings and his Hawaiian-based IPS business. A power struggle for supremacy ensues. There are casualties. Ian is targeted for perceived injustices inflicted upon Hawaiian surfers. Then it happens, his astonishing fall. Ian’s rapid demise begins in 1986 with a massive beach riot at the biggest surf contest in the world. He resigns as chief executive of the ASP and flees California to start afresh in the isolated security of his beloved Western Australia. Everything he touches there fails in spectacular fashion too. Ian returns to California in 1991 to regain all he has lost. There are more big tests, unimaginable wealth and huge losses awaiting him. He must overcome his enemies and new challenges as surfing becomes a multi-billion dollar industry with Olympic Games recognition. Today, battle scarred and forever changed, this epic surf journey has made Ian Cairns a wiser man after having faced his numerous ordeals.