With its breakneck speed, upstart attitude and stunning locales, snowboarding is the definitive sport for those who thrive on adrenaline rushes and winter activities. No longer the exclusive province of renegade hot-doggers, huckers and shredders, snowboarding earned its own venue for the 1998 Nagano Olympics and was very popular at the Salt Lake City Olympics 2002. Today people of all ages are participating in this sport of athletic prowess and extreme spirit.
The number of snowboarders is exploding and will likely exceed downhill skiers. Whether you are a novice, an experienced snowboarder, Snowboarding Skills will help you improve your technique on the hills. Features include: Pointers from the top prosAction photo sequences with diagrams to explain techniqueStep-by-step lessons to improve your skillSafety and equipment tips
From the basics of standing up and stopping to the challenges of pivoting and jumping, Snowboarding Skills covers everything you need about the sport.