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How to improve at skateboarding

Author: Andy Horsley
Publisher: St. Catharines, Ont. ; New York : Crabtree Pub. Co., 2009.
Series: How to improve at--
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Specially designed to show you how to master sports and get maximum enjoyment from them. Using a combination of easy to follow text, step-by-step photography, and diagrams, difficult skills are made easy and participating in sports becomes even more fun.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andy Horsley
ISBN: 9780778735977 0778735974 9780778735755 0778735753
OCLC Number: 289070823
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Know the sport: Equipment --
Know your terrain --
Getting started: Warming up & padding up --
Pushing off --
Basic skills: Moving, turning & carving --
Ollie --
How to flip the board --
How to make it grind --
Sliding a flatbar --
Dropping in on a ramp --
Rock & roll --
Rock fakie --
Backside 50-50 axle stalls --
Advanced skilled: Frontside & backside ollie --
Frontside & backside flips --
Pop shove-it & 360 kickflip --
Frontside boardslide & k-grind --
Slide 180 & the fakie kickflip --
Pumping a vert ramp --
Be fit, stay fit: Skatepark diet --
Injuries --
How the pros do it --
Glossary & index.
Series Title: How to improve at--
Responsibility: Andy Horsley.

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Specially designed to show you how to master sports and get maximum enjoyment from them. Using a combination of easy to follow text, step-by-step photography, and diagrams, difficult skills are made easy and participating in sports becomes even more fun.

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A nice addition to those people who love skateboarding.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-01-12) Good Permalink

     This is part of Crabtree's How to Improve series and contains information on the sport, the equipment, basic skills and specific advanced techniques.  There are also tips on how to stay fit and healthy. The color photographs which accompany the text are on the small side...
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