Mastering Skateboarding

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Human Kinetics, 2012 - 259 pagine
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Ever watched pro skaters and wished you knew how they were able to pull off the tricks that you see? If so, then Mastering Skateboarding is the resource for you!

Two-time world champion skateboarder Per Welinder teams up with longtime skateboard advocate Peter Whitley to bring you the techniques and tricks used by the pros. But the information doesn't stop there. Welinder and Whitley also provide in-depth coverage of skateboarding equipment, including how to select the components that work best for you and how to build and tune a board that fits your individual riding style. Packed with 88 tricks, this full-color guide is the only resource you'll need to pull off all the moves you've dreamed of doing.

Whether you ride street or vert, competitive or recreational, Mastering Skateboarding has you covered. Add this one-of-a-kind resource to your collection and you'll soon be ready to put your new skills on display!

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Recensione dell'utente  - sleahey - LibraryThing

This lavishly illustrated guide to all aspects of skateboarding contains enough depth of information to satisfy serious skaters. Unlike many skateboard how-to's, this is not aimed at "reluctant ... Leggi recensione completa

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Recensione dell'utente  - pacey1927 - LibraryThing

This is one the greatest skateboarding trick books I have read or looked into buying. My teenager son is all about the skateboarding but he is NOT a big reader. He devoured this book! The step by step ... Leggi recensione completa

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Informazioni sull'autore (2012)

Google Per Welinder and your search will reveal the history of a pro skater--a legend who performed all the skateboarding stunt scenes for Michael J. Fox in the famous film Back to the Future, a two-time world champion freestyle skateboarder, and an iconic pioneer in the second generation of skateboarding. Today he is an entrepreneur who earned his MBA from the Anderson School of Business at UCLA. Welinder is the president and cofounder of Blitz Distribution, a major player in today's skateboarding world thanks to brands like Baker Skateboards, Hook-Ups, Sk8Mafia, Fury Trucks, and JSLV clothing.

The accomplished lifelong skater brings a unique perspective to the brands he works with and believes that skateboarding serves a vital role in youth culture. Welinder has promoted the growth of skateboarding worldwide through his roles as the former chair and current board member for the International Association of Skateboard Companies.

Peter Whitley is a lifelong skateboarder, artist, and advocate for skateparks. He is the former executive director of Skaters for Public Skateparks, a nonprofit organization dedicated to skatepark awareness, advancement, and advocacy. Currently he serves as the programs director for the Tony Hawk Foundation. He is also the author of the Public Skatepark Development Guide. When not working with communities on skatepark matters, Whitley is a graphic designer and illustrator.

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