The Art of Snowboarding by Jim Smith
Kickers, Carving, Half-Pipe, and More

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"The premier guide to modern riding, from one of the sport’s best coaches."
--Tim Windell, two-time World Cup co-champion

In The Art of Snowboarding, USSA-certified club coach Jim Smith introduces you to the most popular tricks and stunts, including kickers (jumps) and other freestyle and half-pipe techniques, and stunts on rails and wood. He gives special emphasis to proper stance and turning techniques as the basis for more advanced moves. Time-lapse photographs demonstrate every step of every trick and technique, and dozens of additional photos show you the form of some of the country’s best riders.


About Jim Smith

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Jim Smith is a professional snowboarding coach and the director of Team Summit Snowboarding in Summit County, Colorado. He has written for several snowboarding publications and his image has appeared in many snowboarding movies. He lives in Frisco, Colorado.
Published August 29, 2006 by International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press. 192 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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