Synopses & Reviews
This beginner's instructional guide is designed to appeal to novice- and intermediate-level skateboarders. The topics include tips on safety, equipment, and basic riding techniques. The author collaborated with and sought the expertise of top riders and coaches in order to explore the how-tos of riding and performing maneuvers upon various terrain and obstacles likely to be found on the streets or in skate parks. The step-by-step instructions and photographs illustrate important details and fail-proof methods that will help get beginning skateboarders riding in no time.
Briefly traces the history of skateboarding, safety guidelines, and the anatomy of a skateboard, and demonstrates basic skills and tricks.