The Complete Snowboarder

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2001 - Sports & Recreation - 148 pages
“Read this book before you ride.”—Snowboarder “The best book to come along about snowboarding yet.”—New York Outdoors Ideal for snowboarders of all levels, this second edition of the classic guide is updated to reflect the sport’s rapid evolution over the past five years. In down-to-earth, highly accessible language, The Complete Snowboarder answers every conceivable question readers may have about getting started and keeping going. Featuring invaluable tips from world-class pros, killer action photographs, and clear how-to illustrations, the new edition also addresses the sport’s new gear, from boots and body gear to state-of-the-art bindings and cutting-edge board designs. Here also is detailed advice on back-country snowboarding and tips on finding excellent used equipment, and the latest industry safety standards.

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Contents

GETTING STARTED
1
ON BOARD
17
THE BIG PICTURE
37
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

Jeff Bennett is an avid snowboarder and the author of The Essential Whitewater Kayaker and The Complete Whitewater Rafter. Scott Downey is a former top-ranked pro snowboarder who now coaches tomorrow's stars. Charles Arnell is the founder of Arnell Snowboards, one of America's first PSIA-certified snowboard instructors, and a former director of the Mount Hood Snowboarding Camp.

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