How to Train Your Skateboard
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- Publication Date: June 6, 2023
- Imprint: Skittledog
- Trim Size: 5 1⁄3 x 7 3⁄4
- ISBN: 9781837760060
- Page Count: 144
- Illustrations: Full-color illustrations throughout
- Rights: United States and Canada
The only book of its kind: practical, stylish, and effortlessly cool
The Tokyo Olympics saw freestyle skateboarding arrive with a bang, as young competitors from all over the world astonished us with their skill, energy, and camaraderie. Their dramatic contests also showed everyone what skateboarders already knew: that even the most advanced routines draw from a small repertoire of basic moves.
This is the first book to break down those 13 key tricks into clear step-by-step instructions, with specially commissioned illustrations making them easy to follow and a joy to look at. With Francis’s expert guidance you’ll master the basic skills and soon be popping ollies, kickflips, board slides, shuv-its, and more.
About the author
Jack Francis learned to skateboard soon after he learned to walk, and has since ridden his deck in cities around the world. He now teaches skateboarding in Brighton, UK. Ewa Zak is a Berlin-based illustrator and designer.