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In celebration of the rad, undying spirit of skateboarding, Shredders features gorgeous photography and stories of today's most awesome female skaters. The women and girls profiled range from rising young riders like eight-year-old Ariel Cai--who shreds at the largest indoor skate park in China--to old-school pros like Laura Thornhill Caswell--the first woman to get a signature model board--and today's star shredders like X Games gold winner and Tony Hawk protege Lizzie Armanto. From street and slalom skaters to park queens and long-distance pushers, Shredders features athletes and hobbyists of all skate styles, ages, backgrounds, and skill levels, showing that skateboarding has something for everyone. For aspiring skaters, Shredders is the perfect entryway into the world of skateboarding, with tips for setting up and maintaining your board as well as overviews of skate styles, history, and slang. And Shredders also invites experienced riders to fall back in love with the sport that embodies freedom, individuality, and active self-expression. Skaters of every stripe are sure to find their inspiration to shred within these pages.

 

Details

ISBN: 9781984857385
Audience: General
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 208
Publication Date: 11 Aug 2020
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publication City, Country: Berkeley, United States
Dimensions (cm): 22.9(H) x 20.3(L)

 

Author Biography

Sierra Prescott is a photographer and amateur skater based in Los Angeles. Prescott is well-immersed in the skating community. She has modeled for and maintained partnerships with brands such as Vans, Madewell, Fossil, Paul Smith, and more.

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