Skateboarding and the City

By | 07 January 2017

Skateboarding and the City Skateboarding Is Both A Sport And A Way Of Life Creative, Physical, Graphic, Urban And Controversial, It Is Full Of Contradictions A Billion Dollar Global Industry Which Still Retains Its Vibrant, Counter Cultural Heart Skateboarding And The City Presents The Only Complete History Of The Sport, Exploring The Story Of Skate Culture From The Surf Beaches Of 60s California To The Latest Developments In Street Skating Today Written By A Life Long Skater Who Also Happens To Be An Architectural Historian, And Packed Through With Full Colour Images Of Skaters, Boards, Moves, Graphics, And Film Stills This Passionate, Readable And Rigorously Researched Book Explores The History Of Skateboarding And Reveals A Vivid Understanding Of How Skateboarders, Through Their Actions, Experience The City And Its Architecture In A Unique Way.

  • Paperback
  • 384 pages
  • 9781472583451
  • Skateboarding and the City
  • Iain Borden
  • 07 January 2017