Writer, film maker and die hard surfer, Phil Avalon, will be launching his latest book ‘From Steel City to Hollywood’ at Surf World in Currumbin on 19 February, 2016 starting at 7pm.The internationally recognised writer, producer, director and actor has been labelled a leading light in the film community for his production The Backstreet General and Summer City and his appearance in The Saga of San Peel. His films have been screened at the Sanctuary Cove Film Festival and he was recently honoured with a lifetime achievement award for assisting young and mature new talent. When he gets a break from film production, the avid surfer can be found on a board. After competing in surfboard and wave-ski competitions, Phil eventually won a world masters championship. So come along to Surf World on the 19 February for an evening with Phil and the launch of his latest book. Doors open at 6pm for a 7pm start and drinks and food are available.