The Life-Changing Magic of Skateboarding


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Drop into this beginner's guide to skateboarding with secrets from world champion Sky Brown!

Teen skateboarding phenom Sky Brown knows how to go big. After becoming a professional athlete at age 10, she became the first woman to land a frontside 540 at the X Games and won an Olympic medal at age 13. Now she is sharing her passion for skateboarding with YOU!

Discover more about Sky’s story as she recounts how she got started in the sport and what it feels like to compete. Then find your own skateboarding magic as she shows you basic skills like choosing a stance, stopping, and dropping in.

When you’re ready, follow along with Sky’s step-by-step instructions for how to

  • Kick turn
  • Nose grab
  • Tail grab
  • Ollie
  • Frontside 180
  • . . . and more!

Fun-filled, graphic-novel inspired illustrations from Shaw Davidson bring Sky’s tips to life. It’s the perfect beginner’s skateboarding guide for kids.

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