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Snowboarding: The Ultimate Guide (Greenwood Guides to Extreme Sports)

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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