Rippin' Ramps: A Skateboarder's Guide to Riding Half-pipes

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The Rosen Publishing Group, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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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. With an introduction that explains what half-pipes are and why they are so popular, this book is the first step towards doing a wide variety of tricks of varying difficulty. Easy-to-understand instructions and step-by-step photos of professionals along with a conversational tone will make this book a sure hit with young readers.

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Justin Hocking has taught writing and English at Colorado State University. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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