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    Bill Gutman
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    Tom Doherty Associates, Inc.; 1st edition (May 15, 1997)
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    120 pages
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Viii, 102 pages, pages of plates : 26 cm. A guide to skateboarding featuring the history of the sport and information on equipment, clothing, fitness and safety tips. A Tor book"-Title page verso.

Viii, 102 pages, pages of plates : 26 cm. A skateboarding history - Getting ready to skate - Learning to skateboard - Tricks, stunts, and races - Professional skateboarding.

climbing, BASE jumping, ski diving, big wave surfing rock climbing, extreme skiing and snowboarding

Bill Gutman is the author of more than two hundred books for both children and adults in a writing career that has spanned some five decades. climbing, BASE jumping, ski diving, big wave surfing rock climbing, extreme skiing and snowboarding. Of more recent vintage is What if the Babe Had Kept His Red Sox: And Other Fascinating Alternate Histories from the World of Sports, a book of What Ifs.

Find nearly any book by Bill Gutman (page 6). Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. Tara Lipinski: Queen of the Ice (Millbrook Sports World). ISBN 9780613271776 (978-0-613-27177-6) Rebound by Sagebrush, 1999.

Being Extreme - Bill Gutman. For better or worse, the marriage of media and corporate America to the world of extreme sports has made it possible for many of these outstanding athletes to pursue their lifestyles and earn a living at the same time. In memory of a treasured friend, Phil Berger, whose sport was basketball and who played the game with the same kind of passion exhibited by the athletes featured in this book. The changing media climate, which included the advent of cable and satellite television, also served to introduce high-risk activities to a general public not fully aware of the kind of training needed to cope with the dangers that accompany the pursuits.

Bill Gutman is a longtime freelance writer who has published more than two hundred books for both children and adults, in fiction and nonfiction. He has written biographies of such diverse personalities as Magic Johnson, Bill Parcells, Michael Jordan, jazz great Duke Ellington, Pistol Pete Maravich, and former president Andrew Jackson.

The shop owner, Bill Richard, made a deal .

The shop owner, Bill Richard, made a deal with the Chicago Roller Skate Company to produce sets of skate wheels, which they attached to square wooden boards. Skateboarding magazine would publish the location and Skateboarders made up nicknames for each location such as the Tea Bowl, the Fruit Bowl, Bellagio, the Rabbit Hole, Bird Bath, the Egg Bowl, Upland Pool and the Sewer Slide. A precursor to the extreme sport of street luge, that was sanctioned by the United States Skateboarding Association (USSA), also took place during the 1970s in Signal Hill, California.

Skateboarding!It's a great workout that's fun for everyone! Burn up the sidewalks, pop wild wheelies, and ride the ramps! Or just cruise along for a good time!Skateboarding: To the Extreme! is the complete guide for anyone involved in the nonstop action of skateboarding!Are you a beginner? This book features information on the latest equipment, clothing, and safety tips, plus how to care for your board!Already into it? Read about a wide range of techniques, from starting your board rolling to amazing ramp maneuvers, jumping, and downhill and slalom sport!Are you an expert? Skateboarding: To the Extreme! also has:A comprehensive history of skateboarding: where it's been and where it's going!Exclusive interviews with top stunt skateboarders!And--look at the action from every angle with more than 20 full-color and black-and-white photographs!No matter what your level of skill or interest, Skateboarding: To the Extreme! is for you!