Awesome Obstacles: How to Build Your Own Skateboard Ramps and Ledges
Written by an avid and enthusiastic skateboarder, this fun series introduces the reader to the colorful world of skateboarding. In a reader-friendly, conversational style, all aspects of the sport are covered, including instructions on how to do tricks, how to safely build obstacles, and how to petition town governments to build community skate parks. Also presented are profiles of the most famous skate park designers and builders around. With the growing popularity of the sport, this series will be a huge hit with readers. While skate parks are rapidly becoming a regular fixture across the American landscape, not every skater has access to one close by. This book teaches kids how to safely construct their own ramps, slider bars, and other obstacles, with easy-to-follow instructions and illustrations. Using basic techniques that any parent can help with, this book will have students reading, building, and riding.
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