Mastering Skateboarding (Paperback)Per Welinder (author), Peter Whitley (author)
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!
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 907 g
Dimensions: 279 x 216 x 15 mm
"Having come from a generation of skateboarding that was very experimental, I'm reassured to know that there are now high-quality instructions and tutorials for learning the tricks that we struggled with for so many years." -- TonyHawk, Legendary Skateboarder and Entrepreneur
"All other sports have coaches and how-to books. Skating is such a different animal, but it is also a very precise and dangerous sport. Having someone give you the small insights into the techniques involved in skating is invaluable." -- ChrisCole, Professional Skateboarder
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