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- University of Nebraska Press 2010; US$ 16.95
As a recent college graduate and fledging newspaper reporter in the Lake Tahoe area, Jeremy Evans became immersed in ski bum culturea carefree lifestyle whose mantra was simply: Ski as much as possible. His snowboarding suffered when he left for a job in the Portland area; and when, at twenty-six, he suffered a stroke, he reexamined... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; Not Available
For Tony Hawk, it wasn't enough to skate for two decades, to invent more than eighty tricks, and to win more than twice as many professional contests as any other skater.It wasn't enough to knock himself unconscious more than ten times, fracture several ribs, break his elbow, knock out his teeth twice, compress the vertebrae in his back, pop his... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; Not Available
Whether on water, pavement, or fluffy white powder, the history of surfing,skateboarding, and snowboarding is a landscape filled with rugged personalities, exotic locales, wild innovation, and most of all the united dream of becoming one with the oceans, streets, and mountains. Have Board, Will Travel shows the intricate connection between all... more...
- Tracks Publishing 2005; US$ 9.99
With sequential photos and step-by-step instructions, this guide to a performance cornerstone—the flip trick—benefits skateboarders of all skill levels. Often combined with curb tricks and applied to such obstacles as handrails and ramps, flip tricks are commonly used as the final touch on a more complex maneuver, and, with this guidebook, readers... more...
- Greystone Books 2010; US$ 14.95
Writer and adventurer Leslie Anthony has spent his life on two planks, racing down hills, searching for the next perfect ride. His real baptism, however, began in the early nineties when Alaska emerged as the ski world?s Next Big Thing. Steep faces and vast tracks of powder snow, were captured on film and beamed to audiences around the world. The... more...
- NYU Press 2004; US$ 35.00
View Photos . Published by New York University Press and Lyndhurst Books of the Center for Documentary Studies. The stunning photographs of We Skate Hardcore reveal the determination, the dreams, and the rough and tumble story of urban Latino youth coming of age in New York City. Vincent Cianni spent eight years photographing and documenting a group... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2010; Not Available
A remarkable odyssey that John le Carre calls 'inspiring, courageous, sometimes heartbreaking' Josh Sundquist was an energetic and inquisitive nine-year-old when he was diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma, a virulent cancer that eventually claimed his left leg. His extraordinary journey takes him from his small southern town-with his father, an aspiring... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 24.95
The most famous skateboarder ever shares the business secrets to his success! He's the man who put skateboarding on the map. He's the first to land a 900 (two and a half full rotations). He's also among the richest pitchmen in any sport. And, in a sport that's especially youth-oriented, Tony Hawk, a 40-something father of four, still connects with... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2005; US$ 24.95
?I don?t master the mountain, I master speed.? Coming from Bode Miller, this isn?t boasting, it?s just the way he lives: fast, honest, and wide open. In this candid book, the two-time Olympic medalist and champion skier shares his story, the secret of his success, and his philosophy of life. Born and raised ?off the grid??without electricity or indoor... more...