Crowood Sports Guides provide sound, practical advice that will make you into a better sportsperson, whether you are learning the basic skills, discovering more advanced techniques or reviewing the fundamentals of your sport. Snowboarding is the latest addition to this popular sports guides series and gives in-depth background to snowboarding's progression from enfant terrible of the slopes to mainstream winter sport. Contents include: How to set up a snowboard; Choosing the right equipment; Detailed explanation of the correct techniques for boardercross, halfpipe, slopestyle, big air and rails, featuring sequenced photography and diagrams; Getting the most from Snowboard Parks; Step-by-step guide to maintaining your board; Preparing for competition: nutrition and fitness. An instructional and practical guide aimed at beginners and improving snowboarders, Snowboarding gives an in-depth background to the sport, including how to set up your snowboard, advice on correct techniques and preparing for competition. Superbly illustrated with 150 colour sequenced photographs and diagrams. Dan Wakeham has worked within the snowboard industry for the past twenty years and Sophie Everard is a passionate snowboarder.
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
An introduction to snowboarding, featuring numerous colour illustrations, precise descriptions and instructions. It builds up systematically, starting with the first attempts at standing and moving through to successful downhill runs.
This Snowboarding sloth notebook / Journal makes an excellent gift for any occasion . Lined - Size: 6 x 9'' - Notebook - Journal - Planner - Dairy - 110 Pages - Classic White Lined Paper - For Writing, Sketching, Journals and Hand Lettering
Though it's relatively new, snowboarding is one of the most popular winter sports out there both because it's thrilling to watch and fun to do! From half pipes to slalom courses, find out about the various types of snowboarding and what you'll need to try it out!
With millions flocking to the sport each year, snowboarding has become one of the of most popular winter pastimes. Written for the beginning to intermediate practitioner, Snowboarding focuses on the techniques of the sport, from park and pipe riding to boardslides and tail presses. Liam Gallagher details everything from the basics of understanding snow conditions and park responsibility to the fundamentals of riding, with a complete explanation of jumps and rails. Featuring a history ofthe sport, a breakdown of choosing and caring for your gear, and testimonials from professional riders, this is the comprehensive guide to get you out on the mountain.
Whether you like speeding down snowy slopes or doing jumps and other tricks, snowboarding may be the sport for you. Look inside to find out more about this fast-growing sport and how it can help you stay healthy for life.