The Illustrated Guide To Snowboarding

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McGraw-Hill Education, Jul 2, 1998 - Sports & Recreation - 336 pages
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"As a PSIA examiner I have worked with Kevin on and off the snow for several years. His creativity and knowledge of what works comes through clearly in The Illustrated Guide to Snowboarding. I'd recommend it as a reference to the professional instructor, as well as a how-to for the avid snowboarder and those who wish to be." -- J. Randy Price Member of the PSIA-AASI national demonstration team "As a professional athlete and instructor, working with Kevin and reading his book helped my riding immensely. One of Kevin's principles is straightforward and perfectly applicable for snowboarding, climbing or just about any sport--your mind leads and your body follows. It works!" -- Robyn Ebersfield 4-time World Cup rock climbing champion "Never in my thirty-three years of pioneering, shaping and defining the sport of snowboarding was there ever access to material explaining the technical aspects of riding in such an easy to understand manner. . . . This 'encyclopedia' of snowboarding how-to belongs on the shelf of every ski area, snowboard park and bookstore in the snowbelt." -- Paul Graves

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This is by far the best howto book on snowboarding that I've seen. I took up snowboarding in 1997. I took classes in Austria, from an instructor that turned out not to be a good instructor (I think he ... Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgments
Chapter One Learning To Learn How To Snowboard 1
Starting Out 11
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About the author (1998)

Kevin Ryan has been teaching people how to ride snowboards for the last ten years. He lives in Boulder, Colorado with his partner Lisa and their son Maxwell. He has set up a 3D illustration/animation studio and is currently producing a video series and eventually a CD-ROM based upon the information in this book.

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