Skateboarding: Ramp Tricks

Skateboarding: Ramp Tricks

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Skateboarding: Ramp Tricks by Evan Goodfellow


Ramp tricks—skate moves made on, over, or around wood ramps, cement bowls, and half-pipes—are a key, albeit challenging, component of skateboarding. Hundreds of captioned, sequential photographs demonstrate precisely how these exacting moves are safely made in this indispensable guide to 40 ramp tricks. Beginning with basic moves, including stalls, grinds, and slides, skaters gradually learn the particular positioning and balance needed to perform more advanced tricks such as flips and airs. A brief history of ramp skateboarding examines the birth of the genre as well as champions of the sport, including the pioneering Dogtown Crew and current stars Bob Burnquist and Tony Hawk.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781884654268
Publisher: Tracks Publishing
Publication date: 06/28/2006
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.49(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

About the Author


Evan Goodfellow is a sponsored pro skater and skateboard instructor. He is the coauthor of Street Skateboarding: Endless Grinds and Slides and author of Street Skateboarding: Flip Tricks. He has costarred in eight skateboarding videos. He lives in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Tadashi Yamaoda is a skateboarder and skateboarding photographer whose works have appeared in Thrasher and Transworld Skateboarding. He lives in San Diego.

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Skateboarding: Ramp Tricks 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Reply to Alyssa!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love skateing and i couldent do alot of these tricks but now i can my friends ask me how i learned them i let them read this book and they can do really cool stuff thanks to this book good luck anf NEVER GIVE UP
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Its one of the best books youve read
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
AWESOME BOOK AND THANKYOU