Skateboarder's Start-up

Skateboarder's Start-up

A Beginner's Guide to Skateboarding

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Baker & Taylor
Briefly traces the history of skateboarding, safety guidelines, and the anatomy of a skateboard, and demonstrates basic skills and tricks.

Independent Publishing Group

Providing updated and revised chapters on safety, equipment, and basic skills, this instructional guide discusses the fundamentals of skateboarding. Presented in a helpful question and answer format, beginners will find information on buying a first board, where to plant one’s feet, how to stay safe while learning new stunts, and the history of this exciting sport. From ollies to kickturns, detailed techniques are presented on the 15 tricks every skater should know. Honest and humorous interviews with skating professionals are included, along with an invaluable list of resources?including books, camps, museums, skate parks, shops, websites, and magazines. With more than 500 new images, step-by-step instructions and photographs illustrate the foolproof methods to turn skateboarding novices into experts.

Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Tracks, [2009]
Edition: Second edition
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9781884654343
Branch Call Number: J 796.21 WERNE
Characteristics: 144 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Badillo, Steve
Notes: Previous edition: 2000


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