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Crowood Sports Guides provide sound, practical advice that will make you into a better sportsperson, whether you are learning the basic skills, discovering more advanced techniques or reviewing the fundamentals of your sport. Snowboarding, is the latest addition to this popular sports guides series and gives in-depth background to snowboarding's progression from enfant terrible of the slopes to mainstream winter sport.
This book provides a comprehensive look at the snowboarding phenomenon, including its history; techniques and equipment; biographies of the sport's pioneers, athletes, and heroes; key sites and events; and future directions. * Draws on interviews with more than 100 snowboarders * Provides a chronology of snowboarding, starting from the mid 1960s to the present * Includes biographical sketches of pioneers, athletes, and heroes, such as Jake Burton, Shaun White, and Craig Kelly * Includes numerous photographs illustrating snowboarding in different sites, key events, and various styles of participation * A bibliography lists the most useful, reliable, and accessible resources for understanding the topic, including videos and organizational listings * A glossary defines key terms * Each chapter includes interesting sidebars on related issues, controversies, people, events, and even pop culture tie-ins
This book provides the first in-depth analysis of the global phenomenon of snowboarding culture. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach, it offers key insights into the sport, lifestyle, industry, media, gender relations, travel, and physical experience of snowboarding, in both historical and contemporary contexts.
Snowboarding: Freestyle Tricks, Skills and Techniques takes you through each of the tricks using a step-by-step approach with truly stunning action photography sequences showing each of the tricks in close-up detail. Includes everything you need to perform tricks in the following areas: - Basic riding - Flattricks - Straight jumps - Halfpipe - Rails and boxes Brilliantly designed, with clear explanations, this is the only book you need to read before hitting the slopes.
The premier guide to modern riding, from one of the sport's best coaches. --Tim Windell, two-time World Cup co-champion In The Art of Snowboarding, USSA-certified club coach Jim Smith introduces you to the most popular tricks and stunts, including kickers (jumps) and other freestyle and half-pipe techniques, and stunts on rails and wood. He gives special emphasis to proper stance and turning techniques as the basis for more advanced moves. Time-lapsephotographs demonstrate every step of every trick and technique, and dozens of additional photos show you the form of some of the country's best riders.
In Search of the Perfect Line features the breathtaking photography of Sean Sullivan, documenting the last 12 years of snowboarding's history through the lens of a man who was there to witness its rapid progression, from Lake Tahoe to France, Alaska to Japan. This book focuses on the places and the people who have been at the heart of the sport. Includes stunning action shots, sequences and portraits. Also featuring contributions from some of snowboarding's leading writers - Jeff Galbraith and Mark Sullivan.
Snowboarding offers insight into one of the hottest new sports around. Readers will get a unique look at snowboards and how they are made, the gear used by snowboarders, safety measures within the sport, basic skills, tricks, and stunts, and more. They'll even learn about some of the sport's top competitors.
A comprehensive insider's view of the world's fastest-growing winter sport and the energetic subculture it has spawned. It offers a holistic picture with action shots, behind-the-scenes reportage, hospital portraits and the latest graphic designs and illustrations. These images are infused with commentary, quotes and jargon from those who live for snowboarding - pitching iconic high-points alongside day-to-day minutiae, weather obsessions with the trappings of a professional rider's engagements.