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by Skin Phillips,James Davis




An illustrated tour of a unique subculture.

Skateboarding first emerged in the United States in the 1950s and has been gaining in popularity ever since. The number of skateboarders worldwide is now estimated at eighteen million.

One in ten U.S. teenagers currently owns or rides a skateboard Skateboarding has recently seen the biggest growth of any sport More than 600 skateparks were built in 2001 Skateboarding has become the sixth largest participation sport.

Skateboarding is Not a Crime is a celebration of the success of both the sport and the subculture. Illustrated with dramatic action photography and written in a lively style, the book recounts the history of the sport and explains its unique codes and customs. Also included are valuable 'boarding instructions for enthusiasts.

This book is organized as follows: Introduction History and Development Global Skate Village Skateboarding Culture Skateboarding Media Standing on a Board Tricks and Techniques.

Skateboarding is a sport with a philosophy and a culture very much its own. Skateboarding is Not a Crime reflects this very individual 'boarding culture and is designed to appeal to skateboarders as well as those who want to understand their world.

Download Skateboarding is Not a Crime: 50 Years of Street Culture epub
ISBN: 1554070015
ISBN13: 978-1554070015
Category: Sports
Subcategory: Individual Sports
Author: Skin Phillips,James Davis
Language: English
Publisher: Firefly Books (October 2, 2004)
Pages: 112 pages
ePUB size: 1146 kb
FB2 size: 1782 kb
Rating: 4.2
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