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P3 Pipes, Parks and Powder

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ISBN-10: 0060761792

ISBN-13: 9780060761790

Edition: 2004

Authors: Todd Richards, Eric Blehm

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One of the most charismatic, popular, and talented snowboarders in the world, Todd Richards, tells the story of his life as a skateboarder-turned-world-class-snowboarder, and of the sport that in less than 10 years has gone from underground to the forefront of the Olympics. In the late 1980s snowboarders were seen by skiers as skate-punks and 'knuckle-draggers' but in just a few years the sport has rapidly gained popularity in ski areas and resorts. By 1994 snowboarding was an exhibition sport at the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer; since then it has become one of the most popular sports in the Olympics. Todd Richards was there through it all and, as he tells his story, he shares the history…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/26/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Todd Richards continues to compete in and win the world's most prestigious snowboarding competitions and is currently producing his second trick-tips video. He makes frequent television appearances but is avoiding a commentator job for as long as possible -- at least until he lands a major role in a future Star Wars movie. He lives with his wife and son in Encinitas, California, and Breckenridge, Colorado.

Eric Blehm is the former editor of Transworld SNOWboarding , author of Agents of Change: The Story of DC Shoes and Its Athletes , and coauthor of P3: Pipes, Parks, and Powder . The Last Season was a Book Sense bestseller and a Barnes & Noble Discover selection. He lives in southern California with his wife and son.