Skateboarder's Start-up: A Beginner's Guide to Skateboarding

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Tracks Pub., 2000 - Sports & Recreation - 144 pages
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This beginner's instructional guide is designed to appeal to novice- and intermediate-level skateboarders. The topics include tips on safety, equipment, and basic riding techniques. The author collaborated with and sought the expertise of top riders and coaches in order to explore the how-tos of riding and performing maneuvers upon various terrain and obstacles likely to be found on the streets or in skate parks. The step-by-step instructions and photographs illustrate important details and fail-proof methods that will help get beginning skateboarders riding in no time.

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Contents

Safety is in your Head
27
Skateboardanatomy of
41
Getting a Feel for It
57
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About the author (2000)

Doug Werner is the author of the internationally acclaimed Start-Up Sports series. In previous lifetimes he graduated with a Fine Arts Degree from Cal State Long Beach, built an ad agency and founded a graphics firm. In 1994 he established Tracks Publishing. Werner lives with his wife Kathleen and daughter Joy in San Diego, California - one of the major sport fun-zones on the planet.

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