So You Think You're a Skateboarder? : 50 Tales from the Streets and the Skatepark


From humble beginnings through to the modern day multi-million dollar industry it has become, skateboarding has been dragged from its outsider roots into the mainstream world. While the grizzled 80s skate veterans are up in arms that you can now buy a skateboard from nearly every mall or high street in nearly every town from Sydney to NYC, the fact of the matter is the skateboarding community has snowballed from counter-culture activity into a sport that appeals just as much to the underground as it does to the average kid on the street. Now you’re just as likely to see a skater sneaking into a local school as you are live on ESPN. With so many different strains of the skate family tree, it’s

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ISBN:

9781909313439

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

128

Dimensions:

19cm x 13cm

RRP:

$19.99

Category:

Sport , Pop Culture

Publisher:

CICO

Published:

03 November 2014

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Alex Irvine

ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR

Paul Parker