Ever watched professional snowboarders and wanted to pull some of the same tricks they make look so simple? If so, Mastering Snowboarding is the resource for you.
Olympic gold medalist and X Games champion Hannah Teter teams up with expert snowboard writer Tawnya Schultz to bring you the techniques and tricks used by the pros. They’ll take you inside the sport and provide in-depth coverage of snowboarding equipment, including how to select and customize a board to fit your style and needs. Packed with the coolest tricks, expert advice, and secrets from the pros, this full-color guide is the only resource you need in order to own the slopes.
Whether you are a recreational rider or a seasoned vet about to drop in to the halfpipe, Mastering Snowboarding has you covered. Add this one-of-a-kind resource to your library and you’ll soon be ready to put your new skills on display.
Table of Contents
Part I: Before You Begin
Chapter 1: History of Snowboarding
Chapter 2: Choosing and Assembling Your Equipment
Chapter 3: What to Expect
Part II: Basic Techniques
Chapter 4: Getting Started
Chapter 5: Be in Control, Stay in Control
Chapter 6: Ride Any Terrain
Part III: Advanced Riding
Chapter 7: Introduction to Tricks
Chapter 8 Taking It to the Next Level
Chapter 9: Getting the Most out of Your Ride
Chapter 10: Competitive Riding
“Hannah has not only won Olympic gold and silver medals, but she has also lifted women’s snowboarding to the next level during her 10-year pro career. Mastering Snowboarding lays out a clear path so you too can reach your potential, feel great, and have fun."
Mike Jankowski-- Head Coach, U.S. Snowboarding and Freeskiing
“Mastering Snowboarding is a great tool to help snowboarders at any level hone their skills on the mountain. I highly recommend it!”
Mark McMorris-- 2014 Bronze Medalist at the Olympic Games in Sochi; 2012 and 2013 X Games Gold Medalist
ExcerptsLearning how to stop on the snowboard
Performing grabs, including the double, indy, and method grabs.
Riding rails and boxes