Skateboarding: Legendary Tricks 2

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Compiling more legendary skateboarding figures and their pioneering tricks, this comprehensive resource details dozens of spectacular stunts—combining invaluable technical information with insightful historical perspectives. Each feat is captured in action sequence and captioned allowing aspiring riders to learn how to perform them. A history of the tricks, featuring their legendary inventors, is also included. Blending background and how-to, this copiously illustrated reference explains amazing maneuvers that changed the sport and encourages a deep respect for the legends that made skateboarding the worldwide passion it is today.


Steve Badillo is the coauthor of several top-selling skateboard guides, including Skateboarder's Start-Up, Skateboarding: Book of Tricks, Skateboarding: Legendary Tricks, and Skateboarding: New Levels. He has worked as a stunt double and actor in numerous commercials and films featuring skateboarding, including Lords of Dogtown. He lives in Oxnard, California.


"This is a strong addition to collections; it's great for browsing, for readers seeking tips and instruction, and for those interested in learning about the history of skateboarding."  —School Library Journal on Skateboarding: Legendary Tricks