Skateboarder's Start-Up A Beginner's Guide to Skateboarding

ISBN-10: 1884654347
ISBN-13: 9781884654343
Authors: Doug Werner, Steve Badillo
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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, beginner's 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 resourcesincluding books, camps, museums, skate parks, shops, websites, and magazines. With more than 500 new images,…    

Author bio:

Doug Werner is the author of all 12 titles in the Start-Up Sports series. He lives in La Jolla, California.

Jane Kelley is professor emerita in the Department of Archaeology at the University of Calgary and is a prominent scholar of the American Southwest and northern Mexico.


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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Tracks Publishing Number of pages: 192 Dimensions: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall Weight: 0.440 lbs. Language: English