Snowboard is one of the youngest sports in the Olympics, and it was once viewed as the sport of qbad boysq and qrebels.q It might have lost some of that rowdy image, but it still has its pop pizazz. This book will explain what stunts are and how they're done. It'll tell you where snowboarding came from and where it's going. And you'll meet some of the most colorful characters you'll find in any sport.The shape of the board makes it possible for the boarder to balance, do tricks, ride forward and backward, and take off and land in ... The most basic halfpipe move is the Alley- Oop, where the boarder makes a half-turn or more in the air.
|Publisher||:||Crabtree Publishing Company - 2009-08-01|