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Stalefish : skateboard culture from the rejects who made it

Author: Sean Mortimer
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle Books, ©2008.
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How is being a professional skateboarder different from being, say, a professional golfer? More scabs, for one. Veteran skate journalist Sean Mortimer has interviewed the top skaters of all time to answer that question in meaningful and often humorous ways. Tony Hawk, Stacy Peralta, Lance Mountain, and Rodney Mullen are a handful of the skaters who opine on sacking yourself, skate-induced ulcers, and the various  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sean Mortimer
ISBN: 9780811860420 0811860426
OCLC Number: 162513199
Description: 191 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Timeline --
The start of the trouble --
Pro skater --
Skate spots --
Uchi-soto --
Weapons of mass propaganda --
Contests --
My generation --
Spreading the gospel --
Taking it to the streets --
The industry --
The afterlife.
Responsibility: by Sean Mortimer ; foreword by Tony Hawk.
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How is being a pro skater different from being, say, a professional golfer? This book features interviews of skaters to answer that question in different ways.  Read more...

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"A classic collection of skateboarding lore and legend straight from the heart of the icons that created it." Juice Magazine "Skateboarding's formative years and milestones eroded before they were Read more...

 
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