Advanced Skateboarding: From Kick Turns to Catching Air

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Rosen Publishing Group's Rosen Central, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 47 pages
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Essential Information for Current and Future Skateboarders Skateboarding is back on top of the teen sport scene, and this new series has all the information teens need to learn about this extreme sport. Packed with full-color photographs capturing skateboarding's exciting action, these six books cover many aspects of the skateboarding world, including the basics of how to skate; the popularity of skateboarding in the X Games; buying, decorating, and repairing a skateboard; and a biography of the guru of skateboarding, Tony Hawk. Included in this series are two how-to titles that utilize step-by-step instructions combining text with stop-action photography. Do you have students who want to be the X Games' next skateboarding champions? Help them safely learn more than a dozen of the hottest advanced skateboard tricks with the step-by-step instructions included in this book. This how-to guide captures through stop-action digital photography a real skater hitting each trick so readers know how it's supposed to be done correctly and safely.

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AARON ROSENBERG is the award-winning, #1 bestselling author of the DuckBob humorous science fiction series and the Dread Remora space-opera series, and the co-author of the O.C.L.T. thriller series and the ReDeus modern-day fantasy series, among others. He's written tie-in novels (including the PsiPhi winner Collective Hindsight for Star Trek: SCE, the Daemon Gates trilogy for Warhammer, Tides of Darkness and (with Christie Golden) the Scribe-nominated Beyond the Dark Portal for WarCraft, Hunt and Run for Stargate: Atlantis, and Substitution Method and The Road Less Traveled for Eureka), children's books (including an original series, Pete and Penny's Pizza Puzzles, and work for PowerPuff Girls and Transformers Animated), roleplaying games (including original games like Asylum and Spookshow, the Origins Award-winning Gamemastering Secrets, and sections of The Supernatural Roleplaying Game, Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay, and The Deryni Roleplaying Game), young adult novels (including the #1 bestseller 42: The Jackie Robinson Story, the Scribe-winning Bandslam: The Novel and two books for iCarly), short stories, webcomics, essays, and educational books. He has ranged from mystery to speculative fiction to drama to comedy, always with the same intent-to tell a good story. Aaron lives in New York with his family. You can follow him online at, on Facebook at, and on Twitter @gryphonrose.

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