The Answer Is Never: A Skateboarder's History of the World (Paperback)
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Short Description for The Answer Is Never From the hard-ridden half-pipe of a suburban driveway to teens doing boardslides down stairway handrails in Rio de Janeiro, skating journalist Jocko Weyland tells the rambunctious story of the rebellious sport of skateboarding. of full-color photos.
- Published: 01 September 2002
- Format: Paperback 354 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780802139450 ISBN 10: 0802139450
- Sales rank: 214,063
Full description for The Answer Is Never
From the hard-ridden half-pipe of a suburban driveway to teens doing board-slides down stairway handrails in Rio de Janeiro, from the bright-light glare of ESPN's X-Games to the groundbreaking street-skating videos of Spike Jonze, skateboarding has taken the world by storm--and if you can't deal with that, get out of the way. In The Answer Is Never, skating journalist Jocko Weyland tells the rambunctious story of a rebellious sport that began as a wintertime surfing substitute on the streets of Southern California beach towns more than forty years" ago and has evolved over the decades to become a fixture of urban youth culture around the world.