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Riding half-pipes

Author: Pete Michalski; Justin Hocking
Publisher: New York : Rosen Central, 2017.
Series: Skateboarding tips and tricks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Skating half-pipes is one of the most thrilling aspects of the sport of skateboarding. This books introduces relative skating novices to half-pipes, also known as ramps, starting with safety equipment and measures, and then moving on to beginning tricks and techniques, finally working up to more complicated and advanced maneuvers. The book gives succinct, easy to follow instructions on how to successfully pump on a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pete Michalski; Justin Hocking
ISBN: 9781477788806 1477788808 9781477788783 1477788786
OCLC Number: 943710138
Description: pages cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Why skaters love the half-pipe --
Starting out --
Basic tricks on the half-pipe --
Intermediate half-pipe tricks --
Advanced half-pipe tricks --
Glossary --
For more information --
For further reading --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Skateboarding tips and tricks.
Responsibility: Peter Michalski and Justin Hocking.

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Skating half-pipes is one of the most thrilling aspects of the sport of skateboarding. This books introduces relative skating novices to half-pipes, also known as ramps, starting with safety equipment and measures, and then moving on to beginning tricks and techniques, finally working up to more complicated and advanced maneuvers. The book gives succinct, easy to follow instructions on how to successfully pump on a half-pipe, drop in and then move on to grinds, slides, stalls, fakies, flips, and airs. Images accompanying the steps also prove an invaluable aid to readers just starting out with this exciting subset of skating activities. Detailed Table of Contents, Full-Color Photographs, Further Information Section, Glossary, How-To Section, Index, Safety Tips, Sidebars, Websites.

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