Learn to Skateboard with Luka / Ko Te Akonga Ki Te Papa Retireti I Te Taha O Luka

Learn to Skateboard with Luka / Ko Te Akonga Ki Te Papa Retireti I Te Taha O Luka

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At eight years of age, Luka Peta is one of New Zealand's youngest skateboarders competing at a professional level. Colour photographs throughout this book, accompanied by instructional text in English and Maori, teach children about the safety gear children need to learn to skateboard, the different parts of a skateboard and how to maintain them, and some simple riding manoeuvres they can try.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 210 x 285mm
  • Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • colour illustrations
  • 1869780566
  • 9781869780562

Author information

'This book is written by my mum and dad and translated by my koro. I hope you enjoy it as much as I love to skate. My favourite tricks at the moment are a full board-slide and a pop-shove-it; they are pretty tricky. Skateboarding takes a lot of time and practice. It has taught me thought, balance, co-ordination and confidence. But, most of all, it's fun!' - Luka Petashow more