Snowboarding : The Ultimate Guide, Hardback Book

Snowboarding : The Ultimate Guide Hardback

Part of the Greenwood Guides to Extreme Sports series

Description

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

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 205 pages, 26 Illustrations, unspecified
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Snowboarding
  • ISBN: 9780313376221

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