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Art of Snowboarding Kickers, Carving, Half-Pipe, and More

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ISBN-10: 0071456880

ISBN-13: 9780071456883

Edition: 2006

Authors: Jim Smith, Kurt Olesek

List price: $19.00
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Jim Smith, a professional snowboarder turned professional snowboarding coach for Team Summit, offers a forward-thinking and modern perspective based on years of experience in snowboarding media, competition, and coaching.
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 9/19/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 7.60" wide x 9.20" long x 0.40" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Jim Smith is the keelest kids' book nose drawer in the whole wide world amen. He graduated from art school with first class honours (the best you can get) and went on to create the branding for a sweet little chain of coffee shops. He also designs cards and gifts under the name Waldo Pancake. The current titles in the 'Barry Loser' series are: 'I am Not a Loser', 'I am Still Not a Loser' and 'I am So Over Being a Loser'.

Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction: How to Use This Book
Snowboarding as Art
Simplify
A Word on Safety
Gear
Boards
Bindings
Boots
Fundamentals: Setup, Stance, and Turning
Regular or Goofy?
The Balanced Athletic Stance
Stance Setups
Turns and Carving
The Ollie
Turning Drills
Kickers
Kicker Etiquette
Kicker Skills
Next Steps on Kickers
The Hip Jump
Rails
Rail Etiquette
The Stock Approach
Ride-on Flat Rail
Ollie-on Flat Box, 50/50 Slide
Ollie-on Flat Rail, Boardslide
Next Steps on Rails
Wood
50/50 Slide on a Flat Log
Ride the Rainbow
The Stump Ollie
Picnic Table Slide
Next Steps on Wood
Halfpipe
Pipe Layout
Halfpipe Etiquette
Halfpipe Progression
Next Steps in the Halfpipe
More Tricks of the Trade
The Momentum Leap
The Army Man Walk
Buttering
Layback Slide
Cross-Training
Skateboarding
Core-Strengthening Exercises
Stretching
Index