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Best Skateboarding Books That Should Be On Your Bookshelf

Our list of some of the best Skateboarding books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

Skateboarding and the City: A Complete History (2019)

 Best Skateboarding Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfSkateboarding is both a sport and a way of life. Creative, physical, graphic, urban and controversial, it is full of contradictions – a billion-dollar global industry which still retains its vibrant, counter-cultural heart.
Author(s): Iain Borden

Skateboarding Is life! (MUSIC JOURNAL): Skateboarding Figures Red Quote Pattern Music Gift: Skateboard Songwriting Journal for Boys, Teens, Men (2019)

 Best Skateboarding Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfLarge Music JournalThis large 8.5″ x 11″ music journal is in paperback format and has 118 pages of lined and staff paper printed on quality white paper. There is more than enough space in here to get you started on the road to becoming the world’s next best songwriter!
Author(s): Blue Havana Press

Skateboarding (2006)

 Best Skateboarding Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThis introductory guide to skateboarding will have kids doing ollies, grinds, and verts in no time! Aspiring skateboarders can experience the adventurous world of boarding with these detailed instructions, which include killer original photography and illustrations. Tips and techniques for both beginners and experts alike explain everything they need to know, from safety to board maintenance. Learn how to locate the best equipment so they can skate just like their heroes.
Author(s): Clive Gifford

Skateboarding: Book of Tricks (Start-Up Sports) (2003)

 Best Skateboarding Books That Should Be On Your Bookshelf“Serious skaters looking for unusual and innovative tricks will find them in this skateboarding instructional guide. The tricks run the gamut from classic old school to modern with an emphasis on diversification, creativity, and originality. Included are riding basics and tips for controlling fear, visualizing, and focusing. Sequential shots detail every move needed to successfully re-create the various skateboarding tricks.
Author(s): Steve Badillo, Doug Werner

Tony Hawk: Professional Skateboarder (2002)

 Best Skateboarding Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfIn this young adult autobiography, Tony Hawk shares the stories from his life that have helped him become a skateboarding hero. Hawk speaks of being a super-competitive ′demon′ child who found peace while on a skateboard. Classmates teased him because of his interest in an ′uncool′ sport. Instead of retaliating with violence, he practised even more.
Author(s): Tony Hawk, Sean Mortimer

The Mutt: How to Skateboard and Not Kill Yourself (2005)

 Best Skateboarding Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThe world–champion freestyle skateboarder and the man who brought the ollie – the trick that revolutionised the sport by taking it from the ground to the air – to street skating shares the history of skateboarding, as he tells the dramatic story of his life. At the age of 13, Rodney took the freestyle skating world by storm. He won 35 world titles in less than five years.
Author(s): Rodney Mullen, Sean Mortimer

Skateboarding is Life! (COMPOSITION NOTEBOOK): Skateboarding Quote Pattern Print Novelty Gift – College Ruled Skateboarding Notebook for Boys, Teens, Skateboarders, Girls (2019)

 Best Skateboarding Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfComposition Notebook (College Ruled)This paperback notebook has college ruled lines and is printed on crisp, fine quality white paper and is ample enough for taking down your notes and ideas. This book can be used for your general journaling, jotting down notes and ideas, or for students and teachers alike.
Author(s): Blue Havana Press

Skateboarding Coloring Book (2019)

 Best Skateboarding Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThis coloring book is ideal for kids of any age (and adults too) who love the heart pumping action of daredevil skateboarding. Enjoy coloring skateboarders in action doing high flying, gravity defying stunts and tricks on their boards.These detailed ready-to-color illustrations have plenty of white space giving you room to sketch, draw, doodle and add your own unique artistic personality to each colored scene.
Author(s): Jasmine Taylor

Skater Girl: A Girl’s Guide to Skateboarding (2006)

 Best Skateboarding Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfExtreme sports are exploding in popularity and right smack in the middle of all those adrenaline junkies are a bunch of fearless girls flying down the slopes, riding the waves and, now, busting ollies over curbs.
Author(s): Patty Segovia, Rebecca Heller

Skateboarding Coloring Book (2011)

 Best Skateboarding Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfColor the history and style of skateboarding!The Skateboarding Coloring Book contains 60 pages and illustrations of authentic skateboarders to color. Skateboarders from all over the world act as models.Street, ramp, downhill and slalom.
Author(s): Magnus Frederiksen

The Extreme Team: Skateboard Moves (Passport to Reading Level 3) (2013)

 Best Skateboarding Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfCharlie Abbott is the new kid in town–again. He hates everything about moving, especially trying to make new friends. Then he meets a kid called X who shares his love of skateboarding. Together, they rip some moves at the town skatepark. But then Charlie’s skateboard vanishes from his garage, and he sees X riding around on a skateboard that looks just like his!
Author(s): Matt Christopher, David Leonard

Skateboarding Skills: Everything a New Rider Needs to Know (2014)

 Best Skateboarding Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfAll the moves to become a serious skateboarder. Praise for The Skateboarding Field Manual, also by Ryan Stutt: “Stutt’s appealing title is rife with the glossy glamour that should win nods of approval from even proficient shredders.” — Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books From selecting the right board, to learning which way to stand, to landing a kick flip, Skateboarding Skills provides critical instruction for young riders of all experience levels.
Author(s): Ryan Stutt

Skateboarding Coloring Book 1 (Volume 1) (2017)

 Best Skateboarding Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThe perfect coloring book for every child that loves skateboarding. 40 coloring pages filled with animals and kids skateboarding. Art is like a rainbow, never-ending and brightly colored. Feed the creative mind of your child and have fun! Each picture is printed on its own 8.5 x 11 inch page so no need to worry about smudging. #439,796 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #2192 in Children’s Coloring Books Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?
Author(s): Nick Snels

Best Skateboarding Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some skateboarding books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Extreme Skateboarding Challenges

Author(s): Karen Latchana Kenney
ID: 3547449, Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group, Year: 2021, Size: 10 Mb, Format: epub

Skateboarding and Religion

Author(s): Paul O’Connor
ID: 2532651, Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2020, Size: 12 Mb, Format: epub

Skateboarding and Femininity: Gender, Space-making and Expressive Movement

Author(s): Dani Abulhawa
ID: 3532966, Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2020, Size: 7 Mb, Format: pdf

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are absolutely record-breakers according to Los Angeles Times, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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