A Skateboarder's History of the World
New York : Grove Press, 
Edition: 1st ed.
Description: viii, 354 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Chronicles skateboarding's rise in popularity, interweaving the stories of early skaters while discussing how innovations in board design enabled new tricks as the sport evolved.
Contents: Noble pursuits -- When the waves are flat -- The urethane-fueled cambrian explosion -- Dogtown rising -- Play and futility of competition -- Hot action -- Frontier tales -- Massive -- The death bowl, giant pipes, and the end of skating -- The elk and the skateboarder -- Revenge against boredom -- Meaningful photos -- Pflugerville pilgrimage -- From Tantalus to Wallos -- The future is yesterday's point of departure -- Mecca and beyond -- "We just want to have some fun before we die" -- The philosophy is the action -- Awe against compromise.
|Call Number||Location||Shelf Location||Status|
|SPORTS Wey||Main (Downtown)||Second Level, Nonfiction||In|