Snowboarding

Snowboarding : The Ultimate Guide

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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

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Product details

  • Hardback | 205 pages
  • 157.48 x 236.22 x 22.86mm | 476.27g
  • ABC-CLIO
  • Greenwood Press
  • Westport, United States
  • English
  • 26
  • 0313376220
  • 9780313376221
  • 1,720,507

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About Holly Thorpe

Holly Thorpe is lecturer in the Department of Sport and Leisure Studies at the University of Waikato, New Zealand, where she teaches courses on the social psychology of sport and physical culture.

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